Mark Your Calendars for a One-Day Program on Medical Malpractice In Virginia Scheduled for March 29

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Based on an analysis of survey deficiencies in VHCA’s Survey Management and Analysis Resource Tool (SMART) database, the third most frequently cited deficiency statewide in Virginia in 2011 was F323, Accident/Safety, related to falls & fractures.  These deficiencies accounted for 50% of all “G” level citations last year. Not only are providers in Virginia confronted with unprecedented challenges to meet regulatory requirements and resident expectations, they must also be aware of the potential liability associated with resident care and facility operations.

On March 29th, John E. Peterson Jr., Esq. and Michael E. Olszewski, Esq., medical malpractice attorneys in the law firm, Hancock, Daniel, Johnson & Nagle, P.C., will present a five-hour program centered on the Medical Malpractice Act in Virginia and a “mock trial” related to an actual case of a resident fall resulting in injury and lawsuit. An additional focus will be on insight into managing such risks in your facility.

We are very pleased to announce that The Honorable T.J. “Ted” Markow, Retired Judge for the Circuit Court of the City of Richmond, will preside over the mock trial. Don’t miss going inside the courtroom and being a “witness” to the courtroom drama of a “mock” trial based on an actual case litigated in Virginia!  Watch the VHCA website and mail for more on the program and registration information.