Attorneys at Sandberg Phoenix represent long term care and senior living industry throughout the Midwest and have a long history of litigating and winning cases concerning all areas of professional liability claims and representing clients before administrative and regulatory bodies. Committed to sharing their knowledge and insight with the people who need it most, the Long Term Care and Senior Living Blog addresses current topics and issues of vital importance to the senior living and long term care industries.

Know Your Responsibilities Under Illinois’ Personnel Record Review Act Before Producing an Employee Personnel File

The State of Illinois has very specific requirements that apply to disclosure of employee personnel records. The requirements are codified in the Illinois Compiled Statutes as the Personnel Record Review Act, 820 ILCS 40/1 et seq. The Act addresses an entity’s response to requests for records from health care and other regulatory agencies, as well…

Missouri Physicians Lobby to Restore Cap on Non-Economic Damages

As reported by Missouri Lawyers Weekly, “a parade of lab-coated doctors” appeared before the Missouri State Senate and House of Representatives in early February 2013 to argue that the recent Missouri Supreme Court decision in Watts v. Cox Medical Center will reverse years of declining malpractice insurance rates.  In Watts, the Court held in a…

Update on Settlement Law in Illinois

Both Chambers of the Illinois legislature recently passed Senate Bill 1912 (Raoul, D-Chicago; Sims, D-Chicago) and transmitted the proposed law to the Governor, who has 60 days to take action. The proposed law would create strict requirements and harsh penalties for the failure of a settling party to timely effectuate settlement payment. The Bill would…

Welcome to the LTC Defense Blog

Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard is pleased to announce the Long-term Care Team comprised of Associates and Shareholders from the Health Law Practice Group. The team focuses its practice on the defense of health care providers in the long-term care industry including Skilled Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities, Residential Care Facilities, Group Homes, Intermediate Care…


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