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Healthcare Risk Management: Drew Graham on How Circuit Court Decision May Increase COVID Lawsuits

Healthcare Risk Management Graham Circuit Court COVID Lawsuits

In an article in Healthcare Risk Management, Drew Graham, Partner and leader of the Aging Services practice, explains how a decision from the 3rd Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals holding that nursing homes were not protected by the 2005 Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act in the way they thought, may result in long-term care facilities being subject to far more COVID-19 claims than anticipated.

In an interview with the publication, he noted, “This has been characterized as nursing home issue, but I don’t see any limitation by the 3rd Circuit that means it couldn’t be applied in the same way to a hospital or other healthcare organization.”

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