Nursing Home and Elder Abuse in the Aftermath of COVID19 CLE
Nursing Home and Elder Abuse in the Aftermath of Covid 19



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Course Description

This program was recorded on July 31, 2020

This course identifies how has COVID 19 has impacted the most vulnerable population in the united states, the current status of nursing home litigation in light of this epidemic and details strategies and processes for attorneys to best advocate and protect those residing in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities.

Attorney Carla KeehnCarla Keehn
Carla Keehn has spent over two decades as a trial lawyer in the public interest making a significant difference in the lives of many people. As a former Federal Prosecutor and a San Diego County Deputy Public Defender, she has tried scores of cases in jury trials to verdict. Carla was awarded the United States Department of Justice Director’s Award for Superior Performance by an Assistant U.S. Attorney and the Southern District of California Leadership Award by the United States Attorney. She worked as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Carl West Anderson of the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District. Carla also served overseas as a Captain in the U.S. Army and in the California Army National Guard. She has taught California Evidence as an adjunct professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. A native of Southern California, she has completed 26 marathons including the Boston Marathon. Carla has appeared in oral argument as lead counsel before both the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District and the United States Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit.

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  1. Introduction to the issues of Nursing Home Litigation
  2. Identifying the Extent of Problem Throughout the United States
  3. What are the issues arising across the U.S to the Skilled Nursing Facility and Assisted Living Residents
  4. Overview of New Challenges Resulting from COVID 19 to this vulnerable population
  5. Case Study of Nursing Home Dumping Amid the COVID 19 Crisis
  6. Who is the client
  7. What is the goal
  8. How is “success” measured or attained
  9. Legal Remedies
  10. Practical Considerations
  11. Prognosis for the Future