John Doe vs. Skilled Nursing Facility

Al Hamlin Case Study

CASE STUDY Strategic resolution of a factually inflammatory case, before discovery reveals additional vulnerabilities, is a standard part of HealthCap’s “best practice” claim handling.  Resident John Doe was a very ill, 68-year old male with blindness, contractures and the inability to walk.  He had been on hospice nearly two years.  His four-year residency was essentially unremarkable until the event in question.    Frustrated and “sick and tired” of cleaning up John’s diarrhea, an …

Settling a Liability Case Early Impacts the Expense of a Claim

Al Hamlin Case Study

CASE STUDY Settling a case of liability early can greatly impact the indemnity and expense dollars of a claim. Settling a case of liability early, while leveraging causation arguments, all without incurring the expense of defense counsel and formal experts, is a true success story. Mary was a 91 year old widow when admitted for rehabilitation to a Five Star …