Melissa M. Shirley and Doug Williams to present at LHA 29th Annual Health Law SymposiumMelissa M. Shirley and Doug Williams will present "Patient Accommodation and the ADA" at the Louisiana Hospital Association 29th Annual Health Law Symposium. The presentation will address healthcare organizations' obligations to provide accommodations to patients seeking medical care, primarily the obligation to accommodate patients who are deaf or hard of hearing. For more information or to register, click here.
About Melissa M. Shirley:
Melissa Morse Shirley, a partner in the Baton Rouge office, practices in the areas of labor and employment law, including litigation, transactional, administrative and counseling matters. Her clients include petrochemical companies, health care industry organizations, gaming industry companies, retail businesses, food service industry clients, financial institutions, contractors, universities, law firms and a number of governmental entities. Ms. Shirley became a Partner with Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson in 2002. She has served on the Firm’s recruiting committee since 1999 and previously served as the firm’s Recruiting Partner. Ms. Shirley also serves as the manager of the firm's labor and employment team.
About Doug Williams:
Doug Williams is an AV®-rated partner. He practices in the areas of medical malpractice defense, insurance defense, product liability defense and interstate common carrier matters.