Trends and Developments in Director/Officer Liability: Concept of Officer and Director Liability and Related Standards of Care

In the first episode of this three-part series focusing on director/officer liability, Rob Gerberry, Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer, Summa Health, speaks with Michael Peregrine, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, about the basic concept of officer and director liability and related standards of care. They discuss the importance of director and officer liability in today’s health care environment, basic standards of conduct, the kinds of circumstances that most typically create liability exposure for officers and directors, and defenses and protections available to officers and directors. From AHLA’s Business Law and Governance Practice Group.