Senior Living Risk Alert

by JGA News on December 9, 2011

If a Fall Becomes a Lawsuit, How Will Your Defense Add Up?

Plaintiff’s law firms have come up with a very effective formula for suing assisted living communities. Let’s face it! Litigation, for perceived wrongdoings, is more prevalent during poor economic times. Systematic steps to defend against lawsuits should be ongoing at your community, so if litigation takes place long after a resident has left, the record will stand on its own.

How does your mobility management program and related documentation measure up to legal standards? The seven most common allegations made against assisted living communities in a fall related lawsuit are below. Use them as a score card with your residents who have fallen to see how you will fair in a court of law.

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