Virginia: Nursing Homes – a Lawyer’s Articles

Virginia: Nursing Homes – a Lawyer’s Articles

Trial is the monthly magazine of the American Association for Justice (“AAJ”), formerly American Trial Lawyers Association (“ATLA”). Its October 2013 issue marquees “Nursing HOMES”.

October 2013 Trial features articles on the topic: “BEAT BACK the BIAS,” id. at 14-18; “PROVING PAIN IN NURSING HOME CASES,” id. at 20-26; “ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RESEARCH PRIMER,” id. at 22-23; “Use the RESIDENT’S RECORDS as a Road Map” id. at 28-32; and “From the Hospital Room to the Boardroom”. Id. at 34-38. As emphasized: “FACING PRECONCEIVED JUROR ATTITUDES AND BIASES IN NURSING HOME CASES REQUIRES PLAINTIFF LAWYERS TO WARD OFF VARIOUS DEFENSE ARGUMENTS [THAT PREY UPON AND EXPLOIT ANY SUCH VIEWS]” Id. at 14 (capitalization in original).

Mr. Waterman currently is handling several nursing home cases, including two involving wrongful death. He has been a member of AAJ/ATLA for decades.

THE VIRGINIA STATE BAR REQUIRES ALL LAWYERS TO POST THE FOLLOWING DISCLAIMERS ON ALL CASE-RELATED POSTS. MR. WATERMAN’S CASE RESULTS AND CLIENT TESTIMONIALS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. THEY DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE BY HIM.