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Caroline J. Berdzik Contributes as Editor of Post-Acute Care Handbook January 5, 2014

Goldberg Segalla partner Caroline J. Berdzik contributed as an editor of the new Post-Acute Care Handbook: Regulatory, Risk, and Compliance Issues, published by the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA). Caroline edited Chapter 8, “Labor, Employment, and OSHA Issues,” and Chapter 11, “Assisted Living Communities and Continuing Care Retirement Communities.”

Caroline is Chair of the Goldberg Segalla’s Employment and Labor and Health Care Practice Groups. She is also an active member of the AHLA’s Post-Acute and Long Term Care Services Practice Group, which is tasked with examining legal trends, regulatory policy and operational issues affecting the long-term care industry.

Caroline has significant experience in the long-term care industry, which makes her sought after as an editor, speaker and contributor to publications on a wide range of topics. Prior to joining Goldberg Segalla, she was the assistant general counsel for New Jersey’s largest privately held long-term care company for several years. In her current practice, she frequently provides strategic business advice to employers on critical human resource issues from hiring to termination and operational issues, with an emphasis on preventing future disputes and minimizing risk. Caroline defends self-insured and insured companies in nursing home malpractice, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, family medical leave, whistleblower, and wage/hour actions in federal and state courts and alternative dispute resolution forums.

The AHLA’s new Post-Acute Care Handbook provides insight into employment, compliance and regulatory issues facing professionals in the long-term care industry, which has expanded to include sub-acute and rehabilitative care facilities. For more information or to order, visit the AHLA bookstore or call 800-533-1637.