Date & Time
Tuesday, October 3, 2023, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
446 The Anatomy of a Correctional Health Care Lawsuit and Beyond*

This session will explore the types of questions correctional health care providers face if they are named in a lawsuit over care and treatment. Participants will learn about the initiation of litigation, depositions, settlement conferences, and trial in the context of strategies typically employed by plaintiffs. Included will be an overview of common questions about insurance, reports to the National Practitioner Databank and/or licensing boards, money being paid to resolve a case without consent, and more.

Educational Objectives
  • Discuss the process of defending a medical malpractice and deliberate indifference claim
  • Identify the most frequently asked questions regarding litigation
  • Examine common litigation tactics employed by plaintiffs' counsel

Level: Intermediate