Would you feel comfortable reviewing an assisted living or nursing home case? These facilities have their own specific rules, regulations and standards of practice.
Attorney Sean Doolan has developed expertise in representing the victims of nursing home and assisted living malpractice. He shares his lessons learned in this interview, and provides specific information you can use to review a case involving a nursing home. Sean will enable you to understand:
• The implications of altered medical records
• Why people commonly seek plaintiff’s attorneys
• How care is improved by lawsuits
• How nursing homes try to prevent falls
• Which cases are difficult to win
• The role of the Ombudsman
• The types of medical malpractice claims that occur from care in assisted living facilities versus nursing homes
• How to look for signs of quality care in a nursing home
• Where to look on the Internet for a rating of a nursing home
Sean Doolan, Esq is a plaintiff’s medical malpractice attorney who practices in New York. He primarily responsible for long term care cases, select criminal matters, and other civil matters. Sean graduated from Pace University School of Law in 1994.
He started his career as an Assistant District Attorney in Bronx County prosecuting white-collar crimes. He later worked as a DWI Prosecutor in Greene County. He has also worked for an insurance defense firm defending personal injury claims.
Sean is a member of the Greene County Bar Association, Albany County Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice (formerly known as the American Trial Lawyers Association). He is also a member of the Nursing Home Group of the American Association of Justice and a New York based nursing home litigation group of plaintiff attorneys.