Practice Areas

Nursing Home Defense

Primary Contacts:

Stuart P. Miller

P. (479) 464.5670
Little Rock, Rogers

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R.T. Beard, III

P. (501) 688.8832
Little Rock

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Overview

Litigators at Mitchell Williams have decades of experience assisting long-term care providers in navigating complex, high-stakes litigation. Our attorneys understand that quality nursing home facilities are essential to patient care and aggressively defend clients against liability claims to protect their interests and the interests of the long-term care industry.

Our team utilizes risk management strategies involving negotiated risk agreements, best employment practices, and sound documentation procedures.

We provide national counsel to nursing homes in suits alleging matters of:

  • Negligence

  • Deceptive Trade Practices

  • Medical malpractice

  • Breach of admission contract

  • Breach of provider contract

  • Resident rights violations

  • Violation of Long Term Care Act

  • Wrongful death

We have experience with Class Action nursing home litigation and, act as regional and local counsel for a number of long term care facilities. We are experienced in every stage of litigation, including overseeing investigations and handling all pre-trial and post-trial proceedings.

Our team of nationally recognized litigators has an in-depth understanding of the healthcare industry and the unique operational issues facing providers including non-profit facilities. We assist our clients in navigating the complexity of the regulatory, litigation and insurance climate of the long-term care industry.

Our experienced team goes beyond our attorneys. Mitchell Williams drives higher value to clients by utilizing an experienced team of paralegals and a registered nurse consultant, dedicated exclusively to assist in the analysis and defense of these matters.

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