The Eye of the Storm: Preparing for Post-COVID-19 MPL Litigation

The global outbreak of COVID-19 has created unprecedented challenges for healthcare providers and hospitals. Yet as the initial crisis begins to settle, another storm will be brewing as claims and law suits arise. This webinar recording, presented by Coverys, outlines steps healthcare providers and defense counsel can take now to be in the best position to defend claims related to COVID-19 in the future.

Watch the webinar recording here.

Key issues addressed:

  • The interface of Federal immunity (PREP Act) and state law (if applicable).
  • Proactive measures, including: documentation and informed consent, identifying and preparing expert witnesses in advance, workers’ compensation issues, development of a master timeline that outlines extenuating circumstances that resulted from the pandemic.

Presenters:

John Hall, Esq. of Hall Booth Smith, P.C. law firm

Stephanie Sheps, Esq., Vice President of Claims at Coverys