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Banasek and Wagener Present Educational Series to National Senior Living Provider

HeplerBroom attorney Tammera Banasek HeplerBroom attorney Susan Wagener
Tammera Banasek Susan Wagener

Tammera Banasek and Susan Wagener are presenting a three-part seminar to Ascension Living’s risk and quality managers, executive directors/administrators, and nurses. The seminars, which are being presented as part of a Lunch and Learn Series, will be held in January, February, and March and will cover best practices in documentation, deposition preparation, and nursing license and disciplinary issues.

Banasek, a partner in the firm’s Chicago office, focuses her practice on complex medical, dental, and nursing home issues, as well as professional liability matters. She is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent-Rated Attorney and has been awarded a Trial Lawyer Excellence Award by Jury Verdict Reporter. She regularly speaks and publishes in the areas of professional and general liability.

Susan Wagener, also a partner in the firm’s Chicago office, focuses her practice on the defense of health care licensure casesmedical malpracticenursing home litigation, and general healthcare law matters. In addition to her active trial practice, she regularly presents and publishes on topics related to malpractice risk management and the defense of disciplinary matters. She is licensed to practice in Illinois and Wisconsin and is admitted to the bars of the United States Supreme Court, the Illinois Supreme Court, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

HeplerBroom LLC COVID-19 Response

HeplerBroom has been diligently working on its response and continuity plan to the COVID-19 pandemic in order to keep the health and safety of our employees, their families, and our clients as our top priority.

To help ensure everyone's continued health and well-being, effective March 17, 2020, all attorneys and staff began working remotely. We continue to assess the situation and will return to our physical offices when appropriate.

To ensure this, the firm has identified essential personnel in each office who will make certain that critical firm functions that cannot be done remotely continue to be handled. We have put in place protocol for those essential personnel to make sure they are keeping healthy per the CDC cleaning and sanitizing recommendations. All teams have back-up personnel and procedures that we will follow to make sure all deadlines are met and clients receive the same great service and work product that we have always been proud to provide.

HeplerBroom's IT department has been working hard to make sure all remote employees are set up with equipment and access from home to limit disruption to our clients. Maintaining security and confidentiality has remained, and will continue to remain, at the forefront of all processes and procedures, at all levels throughout the firm.

The firm has created emergency communication measures to communicate any changes to this plan to employees and are communicating on a regular basis with any and all new resources and helpful information during this uncertain time.

During these fluid and unpredictable times, HeplerBroom will continue its commitment to great service and results for our clients, all while keeping safe and healthy.

Wishing you and your families good health.

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