Nursing Home and Long-Term Care Litigation

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Successful litigation of claims involving nursing homes and long-term care institutions requires specialized experience and expertise. Our attorneys have extensive experience with all types of claims, including negligence, mistreatment/maltreatment and wrongful death. Specifically, with regard to long-term care, our experience includes:

  • Defense of lawsuits against nursing homes, assisted living facilities and geriatric-psychiatric wards of hospitals.
  • Defense of claims of premises liability, neglect, mistreatment/maltreatment, negligence and wrongful death.
  • Representation of long-term care facilities during investigations by state attorneys general and other regulatory bodies, including appeal of adverse findings.
  • Successful defense against attempts to extend personal liability to owners, stockholders, investors and medical directors.

Kutak Rock has the expertise and resources to provide defense of local claims, as well as the defense and coordination of claims for clients whose interests extend regionally and nationally.