Agenda At-A-Glance

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP
Wednesday, January 20, 2016

10:00 – 12:30
(Registration begins at 9:30)
LTC LITIGATION THINK TANK – Best Practices for Litigation Fundamentals: A Plan of Action, Depositions, Pleadings, Experts, and Cross Examinations 12:30 – 1:30 Lunch provided for attendees of both workshops only 2:00 – 4:30
(Registration begins at 1:30)
MASTER CLASS ON COMMUNICATION: An Interactive Forum with Practical Strategies, Tips and Takeaways that Could Literally Save You Millions in Litigation Costs

MAIN CONFERENCE
Day One, Thursday, January 21, 2016

7:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:00 Co-Chairs Welcoming Remarks 8:15 Litigation Best Practices: Developing Strategies to Combat the Plaintiffs Bars’ Latest and Most Aggressive Maneuvers 9:15 Keynote Address – View from the front lines in the battle of wound care: They don’t know what they don’t know 10:00 Morning Refreshment Break 10:15 What Every Litigator Needs to Know about an LTC Resident’s Chart and Lab Reports from Clinicians in the Trenches 11:15 In-House Roundtable on Loss Prevention and Settlement Strategies: Trends in Verdicts, Settlements and Arbitration Awards and How that Affects What they Need from Outside Counsel 12:30 Networking Lunch

COMBATING DISCOVERY CHALLENGES – From Pre-Incident Risk Management to Discovery Motions: Proactive Measures to Managing Document Pitfalls, Overly Broad Demands and Production Costs

1:45 Protecting Information: Knowing What Information is Discoverable and the Most Effective Measures to Keeping it Out of the Equation Before the Demand Lands on Your Desk 2:45 EMR & eDiscovery: Managing it, Tools to Generate it, and the Most Effective Ways to Fight It 3:45 Afternoon Refreshment Break 4:00 Conflicts between Residents, Families and Staff: Preventing Violence and Addressing Events after the Fact 5:00 Conference Adjourns to Day Two

MAIN CONFERENCE
Day Two, Friday, January 22, 2016

7:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:00 Co-Chairs Welcoming Remarks 8:15 View from the Bench: Jurists’ Share their Insights from Trials, Discovery Battles and Settlements in Long Term Care Cases 9:30 Morning Refreshment Break 9:45 In-House Think Tank on Staffing – Documentation and Communication: Improving Care and Satisfaction While Preparing Your Proofs in the Event of a Claim 11:00 Defending Assisted Living Facilities in an Environment of Increasing Age and Acuity 12:00 Networking Lunch 1:15 Social Media and Modern Technology: The Power to Build or Destroy All at Your Fingertips 2:00 Ethics Concerns in LTC Litigation: 3:00 Conference Adjourns