Practice Areas

Nursing Home Claims

Rogers Townsend counsel has resolved nursing home matters both before and after suit has been filed, as well as through alternative dispute resolution. This representation has included serving as defense counsel, coverage counsel and monitoring counsel for insurance carriers in litigation.

Similarly, this representation has involved directly representing nursing homes or assisted living facilities in litigation, together with any affiliated entities such as management companies or parent and subsidiary corporations.

This litigation has involved a broad range of issues such as claims of abuse and neglect by residents arising from alleged charting errors and omissions, medication administration, falls and other physical injuries, dehydration and/or malnourishment, development of decubitus ulcers, and the like, as well as claims by visitors and volunteers on the facility’s premises.

This representation has also included individual personnel in legal matters ranging from being named individually in litigation to resolving licensing issues. This representation has also included resolution of disputes and negotiations with DHEC and CMS.