Melissa Miller spoke at Osgoode Hall on the topic of nursing home litigation.
Specific topics covered included:
- The growing assisted-living-facility-demographic and pressure on limited space and staff resources;
- Liability issues faced by such facilities;
- Questions about the extent and quality of care provided or even abuse of residents by staff or by other residents;
- Practical insights for plaintiffs’ and defendants’ counsel in areas including video surveillance, privacy issues, capacity issues, and the balance of responsibilities between the facility and the legal guardian.