Adam J. Fulginiti
As a shareholder in the Health Care Department, Adam concentrates his practice in medical malpractice and defends a variety of health care providers, including physicians and nurses, nursing homes and hospitals. He also serves as co-chair of the Telehealth and Telemedicine Practice Group, helping clients navigate the intersection of heath care, technology and the law. Additionally, Adam has an extensive practice in the arena of social services, where he represents foster care and adoption agencies, residential treatment facilities and community social service agencies. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Adam was selected to serve as the 2020 Board Observer for the Legal Clinic for the Disabled (LCD) as part of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation's Board Observer program. In this role, Adam attends board meetings and fundraisers and observes other events and activities of the organization. The LCD provides free, quality legal services to low income people with physical disabilities and to the deaf and hard-of-hearing in Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester Delaware and Montgomery Counties.
In May 2010, Adam received his juris doctor from the Rutgers University School of Law at Camden. While in law school, Adam worked as an associate editor for the Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion, where he published work addressing Constitutional implications for bioethical, philosophical and religious principles.
Prior to beginning his legal career, Adam received his Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Delaware, and performed clinical genetic research at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. During his time at CHOP, his work was published in the American Journal of Medical Genetics.
Obtained a dismissal in a nursing home malpractice case. After removing the case to federal court, the EDPA judge granted the motion to dismiss the case on all counts, with prejudice.
Telehealth Emerging Legal and Regulatory Issues: Adopting and Implementing Innovative Solutions, Strafford webinar, November 5, 2020
Telehealth Update: Information and Best Practices to Protect Patients and Clinicians, webinar for Pennsylvania Association for Healthcare Risk Management 2020 Annual Fall Conference, September 11, 2020
Telehealth and Documentation in the Time of COVID-19: Information and Best Practices to Protect Patients and Clinicians webinar, April 23 and May 14, 2020
Navigating Mental Health Issues in Professional Liability Litigation: Privacy, Privileges and Protections, Marshall Dennehey Health Care and Health Law Seminar, November 7, 2019
Recent Trends in Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Litigation, Philadelphia Area Society for Healthcare Risk Management (PASHRM) monthly educational meeting, May 24, 2018
Back to the Basics, Civil Procedure Practicalities, Speaker, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, May 2011
"How COVID-19 Accelerated Telehealth in 2020," Law360.com, December 17, 2020
"Navigating NJ Telehealth and Telemedicine in the Climate of COVID-19," New Jersey Law Journal, May 5, 2020
"Why It's Time to Embrace Telehealth as the New Normal," The Legal Intelligencer, April 15, 2020
"The Soul and Its Impact on Life and Death Choices: A Constitutional Study of Abortion, the Right to Die, and Other Bioethical Dilemmas," Rutgers Journal of Law & Religion, Spring 2010