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