If you are a provider of long term care services, the odds are that, in today’s litigation climate, your long term care facility will get sued. Full-page newspapers ads, expensive television spots and billboards target nursing homes and encourage families to go see a lawyer. Despite giving great care, our charts are never perfect. Lawsuits get filed and that gets expensive. Over the past 16 years of defending long term care cases, I have learned a thing or two, or ten, about how facilities can keep costs down.