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RCFE Elder Care Facility - Automatic Door Personal Injury Claims


Mike Panish was the retained expert involved in the resolution of several elderly care facility personal injury claims where residents either were severely injured when using a defectively operating low energy automatic door system or ultimately lost their lives due to related bodily trauma caused from door impacts. The opposition was unable to locate any competent expert to present alternative reasons for the door injury and had to advise the insurance carrier that the facilities were directly responsible for the injuries. This resulted in large settlements when they realized that Mike Panish, an expert that is frequently retained by those same insurance companies was on the claims. RCFE (Retirement Community for the Elderly) have specific requirements for maintenance and management. Mike Panish has provided his expert services and been retained by both plaintiff and defense counsel for this specialized type of claim and all types of personal injury door claims.