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How To Use the Federal Regulations to Win Your Client’s Case
Authored by M. Chad Trammell, this article compares a watermelon to nursing homes, and how to gain an advantage in court.

Laws Related to Elder Abuse
Adult protective services, institutional abuse and long-term care ombudsman program laws: Citations, by state

Medical Liability/Medical Malpractice Laws
The chart below summarizes state medical liability/medical malpractice laws regarding the following provisions: damage award limits or cap, statue of limitation, joint and several liability, limits on attorney fees, periodic payments, patient compensation or injury fund, doctor apologies/sympathetic gestures, pre-trial alternative dispute resolution and screening panels, affidavit or certificate of merit, expert witness standards, and medical or peer review panels.