Healthcare Attorneys Wiley and Tomlinson Present at OSHRM/SOHA Spring Conference

March 23, 2021

RCO Law Attorneys Julie Wiley and Corey Tomlinson were co-presenters at the Ohio Society of Heatlhcare Risk Management (OSHRM) and Society of Ohio Heatlhcare Attorneys (SOHA) Spring Conference held virtually on Friday, March 19, from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

RCO Law served as the Gold Sponsor for this educational seminar designed for attorneys and risk management professionals interested in key managment and legal issues affecting hospitals in 2021.

Julie and Corey presented "Eliminating Equitable Estoppel: Defeating Vicarious Liability for Non-Employed Professionals" which included the history of agency by estoppel theory in the hospital environment, reasoning behind the theory, how to identify potential agents, and how to reduce the potential for liability under this theory citing precedent cases in Ohio.

More than 185 risk managers and hospital administrators in Ohio attended the Spring conference which provided opportunities to earn CPHRM credits and legal credits.

Julie and Corey both serve in the firm's Healthcare Practice Group. Julie represents physicians, residents, hospitals, nurses and other medical providers facing professional negligence claims. She also provides representation to medical professionals during investigations by professional associations and boards, and to attorneys facing legal malpractice claims.

Corey focuses his practice on litigation, primarily medical malpractice defense, and commercial disputes in Ohio and Michigan. His practice encompasses all phases of litigation, from new case filing through verdict at trial. Corey has briefed and argued appeals in several of Ohio's appellate districts and the Ohio Supreme Court. He also has significant experience litigating non-compete agreements, restrictive covenants, and trade secret misappropriations. 

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