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Andy McCumber Speaks at Florida Assisted Living Association’s 2012 Annual Conference

Orlando, Florida – August 23, 2012 Andrew R. McCumber, Managing Shareholder at McCumber, Daniels, Buntz, Hartig & Puig, P.A., presented, “Plaintiff’s Theories, Regulatory Challenges, Defenses, and General Guidance on Depositions,” to attendees of the 2012 Annual Florida Assisted Living Association (FALA) Conference. 

The seminar focused on the theories relied upon by plaintiff’s attorneys to include administrators personally in assisted living actions. The presentation covered the basics of the regulatory challenges and the policies behind the regulatory framework for assisted living facilities. The attendees learned the foundations of current liability law that permits suits against individual administrators without allegations that the administrator was personally negligent. Attendees also received guidance and suggestions on the best approaches to avoid being included and handling questions in a deposition, even if the administrator has not been included in the lawsuit. 

Andy McCumber is a Martindale-Hubbell “AV” rated attorney well known for his defense work representing nursing homes and assisted living facilities.  He is a founding shareholder of McCumber, Daniels, Buntz, Hartig & Puig, P.A.  McCumber Daniels has offices located in Tampa, Florida and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania offering a wide variety of litigation defense services including nursing home/assisted living, hospital, medical malpractice, complex commercial and general liability along with appellate work.  Mr. McCumber served for 10 years as Tort Consultant for the Florida Health Care Association.  He currently serves as Florida’s Representative on LeadingAge’s National Legal Committee.
McCumber Daniels is a full service, Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated civil litigation firm with offices in Florida and Pennsylvania. McCumber Daniels offers a wide variety of litigation services for insurers, health care facilities, businesses, financial institutions and licensed professionals. With years of legal, corporate, medical, commercial, administrative and legislative experience, we are able to provide full-service representation for all of our clients in all types of disputes or litigation. For more information visit our website: http://www.mccumberdaniels.com.

For more information on this topic, please contact Andy McCumber at amccumber@mccumberdaniels.com.    

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