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

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The Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) was founded in 1986 by industry professionals who recognized the need for a forum for individuals involved in the field of professional liability. The Society is a non-profit organization with membership open to persons interested in the promotion and development of the professional liability industry. Membership consists of over 6,500 individuals, representing over 1,000 companies active in the many fields of professional liability. PLUS currently receives the support of more than 200 companies through corporate membership. PLUS is recognized as the primary source of professional liability educational programs and seminars, assistance to its members to help serve clients, and information regarding professional liability. The Society is continually seeking new means to fulfill its mission statement and better serve its members.

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