Effective Strategies for Evaluating a Patient’s Damages and Finding Common Ground for Life Care Plans

June 27, 2019 3:00pm

Ryan P. Chase
Ross Feller Casey, LLP (Philadelphia, PA)

Thomas Geroulo
Bardsley, Benedict + Cholden, LLP (Scranton, PA)

Susan L. Combs

Combs & Company (New York, NY)

  • Exploring ways of resolving differences on damages
    • From a plaintiff’s attorney perspective, how is a damage assessment built?
    • From a defense counsel’s perspective, how to evaluate it?
  • Evaluating factors that go into a reasonable life care plan directed at a therapy, treatment, or an accommodation which the injured party may truly need
  • Identifying common challenges with life care plans presented by plaintiffs
  • Exploring ways of finding a compromise
  • The plaintiff and defense debate on the collateral source rule