• Nursing Home Litigation - Winning Strategies for the Next Decade - November 2010
  • November 29, 2012 | Authors: Ginger K. Maxted; Douglas J. Shelton
  • Law Firm: Shelton Voorhees Law Group - Oklahoma City Office
  • As you no doubt appreciate, prosecuting and defending Nursing Home negligence cases is no simple matter. Ethical considerations, like the other aspects of these claims, are multi layered. As counselors, in this context, we must consider the serious needs of our clients and our ability to assist them. Further, we have to constantly analyze our position as to witnesses as we gather information. The following materials cover the ethical concerns when the client engages you as attorney, and your ability to conduct witness interviews throughout the case. First we will examine the "simple" question: who is your client?