NURSING HOME LIABILITY

For over a decade, the attorneys of McNabb, Bragorgos, Burgess & Sorin, PLLC have defended long term care facilities against the onslaught of suits plaguing the industry.  The firm networks on a national basis with other legal and medical professionals to promote the exchange of information concerning experts, plaintiff tactics and new defensive strategies.

Attorneys
Using a team approach involving multiple legal and medical disciplines, our attorneys are prepared to provide a defense for long term care facilities.  Our attorneys are familiar with the complex maze of legal and factual issues presented by this unique litigation.  Our defensive strategies are based upon investigation, discovery and motion practice designed to secure the dismissal of claims.

Litigation Paralegals
Our team includes litigation paralegals who are responsible for the identification, collection and organization of the voluminous records that must be produced in the course of the discovery process. Equipped with a working knowledge of the records utilized by nursing home facilities, our paralegals are able to assist clients with responding to Plaintiffs' discovery. These paralegals routinely assemble document banks for client facilities.

Licensed Investigator
The firm employs an in-house licensed investigator to locate and interview potential witnesses and provide background information on adverse experts.

Nurses
In addition to the nurses, doctors, administrators and other specialists retained specifically to testify, McNabb, Bragorgos, Burgess & Sorin, PLLC retains the services of registered nurses who have experience in a variety of nursing disciplines including the care of nursing home residents. These nurses work directly with attorneys and other team members to provide detailed analysis of resident records from healthcare providers in order to develop defensive strategies. These nurses also assist with the analysis of facility staffing, state surveys, state and federal regulatory issues, facility policies and nursing standard of care issues.

Negotiators
The ultimate goal of McNabb, Bragorgos, Burgess & Sorin, PLLC is to serve the best interest of the client which in some cases requires resolution by settlement. When appropriate, our attorneys work to resolve matters through the art of negotiation whether by private means or through the use of third-party mediators. Members of the firm have negotiated nursing home cases to conclusion with various plaintiff firms through the use of specific strategies for resolving nursing home cases by way of settlement.

Document Processing and Reproduction
Long term care litigation usually involves voluminous medical, facility and corporate records that must be processed and reproduced, whether for use by defense counsel, defense experts or for production to other parties in the course of the litigation. Frequently, these documents require special handling peculiar to Medical and Long Term Care defense. In order to minimize time to completion and contain client expense while preserving control over the specialized process and the privacy of sensitive documents, the firm utilizes a captive document processing service, Litigation Support, LLC with an office on premises for most of the document processing and reproduction needs.

If you are seeking the counsel of an experienced medical malpractice  or nursing home liability attorney, please contact Barry Burgess or Marc Sorin at McNabb, Bragorgos, Burgess & Sorin, PLLC at (888) 251-8000.