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  • Description

    The combination of an aging population with a slew of examples of abuse by nursing homes has led to a steep rise in nursing home litigation.

    This CLE course will offer a step-by-step review of the proper techniques and strategies for litigating these cases including how to evaluate the claims, selecting parties to name as defendants and the critical role of experts. The course will also offer a complete overview of statutes such as the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 (OBRA), NYS Public Health Laws and others which serve to regulate nursing homes as well as examples of common claims against them from personal injury due to neglect to intentional torts. The course will conclude with prevention tips for nursing homes to help them avoid having claims made against them.

  • Instructor Bio

    Ronald Katter

    Since 1991, Ron Katter has successfully represented injured consumers in NYC’s five boroughs and the surrounding counties. He has achieved substantial financial recoveries for his clients in slip and fall, automobile, mass transit, professional malpractice and wrongful death case. Ron is an accomplished litigator with significant trial and appeals experience in both the state and federal courts. He is committed to obtaining the largest possible compensation permitted by law for his injured clients.

    Ron Katter is also dedicated to raising the caliber of the practice of personal injury law and teaches other attorneys the art of trial advocacy and personal injury practice. He frequently lectures on different aspects of personal injury practice and on law firm management and marketing at bar associations and for other continuing legal education providers.

    Ron is the Chair of the New York County Lawyers Association’s Tort Section and was Co-Chair of its Solo and Small Firm Practice Committee from 2002-2007. He was a Delegate to the New York State Bar Association House of Delegate’s (NYSBA’s governing body) from 2004-2007.

    Ron is admitted to practice law in New York, Massachusetts and Washington, D.C.; the U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; and the U.S. Supreme Court.

    Ron is a member of the American Association for Justice, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, New York State Bar Association, Bronx Bar Association, Brooklyn Bar Association, and the New York County Lawyers Association.

    He earned a J.D. at Boston University School of Law and a B.A. at the University of Pennsylvania.