[Chicago, Ill.] : Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, American Bar Association, 2004.
xvii, 276 pages ; 23 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Overview of elder injuries Emotions, economics & elder accidents What are the problems in identifying facts about elder injuries? The lawyer's role in reducing elders accidents Safety-related standards Counseling the elder accident victim / Elizabeth A. McCord Preparing the elderly client as plaintiff / Lorene Shaefer Evaluating injuries : motor vehicles and pedestrians Evaluating injuries : medicine-related harm Falls and their legal consequences Evaluating injuries : medical devices Evaluating injuries : abuse, neglect, and fraud offenses Evaluating injuries : nutrition supplements Evaluating injuries : consumer products Evaluating injuries : home, institution, and building safety Nursing home responsibility for injury Evaluating injuries : medical malpractice / Joseph Ryan ; revised by James T. O'Reilly.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of contents available online at: www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0415/2004004229.html.