Whether senior living and facilities will be penalized for resident or staff member illness is yet to be seen. Owners, however, should be aware that “COVID claims” likely are coming, and because of the unprecedented nature of the pandemic, the outcomes cannot be predicted with any certainty.
Timothy J. Ford, Esq.
Timothy J. Ford is an attorney with the law firm Einhorn, Barbarito, Frost & Botwinick in Denville, NJ. He concentrates his practice in several areas of corporate and employment law, including representation of healthcare and senior living facility owners and administrators. As a result of working with these facilities for many years, Ford understands the unique legal issues they face on a daily basis. He ensures that facilities are compliant with state and federal regulations and acts as outside general counsel and litigation counsel on their behalf. He regularly assists owners and administrators of facilities on issues including employment, contractual relationships with residents, real estate and litigation matters, and regulatory and licensure issues. He can be reached at (973) 627-7300 or firstname.lastname@example.org