Anticipating Criminal Investigations of Long-Term Care and Senior Care Providers Relative to the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 18, 2020 3:30pm

Amy Walsh
Partner
Orrick (New York, NY)

John H. Lawrence
Partner
K & L Gates (Miami, FL)

  • Assessing the Pennsylvania AG’s commencement of a criminal investigation of alleged criminal negligence in nursing homes relative to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Anticipating which other states may take similar actions and whether such activity will give rise to a coalition of State AGs
    • New York
    • New Jersey
  • Exploring circumstances in which state manslaughter statute may be invoked
  • Exploring activities by LTC providers which may be the focus of federal COVID-19 investigations