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Christian J. Lang

Biography

Christian Lang concentrates his practice on defending nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home health care agencies, as well as all of their caregivers. He also represents clients in other aspects of medical malpractice, premises liability, toxic tort and food borne illness litigation. Christian has tried cases to verdict in Georgia and New Jersey.

Professional Expertise

Nursing Home and Assisted Living Litigation

Christian has defended nursing home and assisted living lawsuits involving a variety of issues. Representative claims include enforcement of arbitration agreements, wrongful death, dehydration, malnutrition, pressure sores, violations of resident’s rights, insufficient staffing and supervision, and falls.

Premises Liability Claims

Christian has represented retailers and owners of land in slip and fall cases as well as alleged negligent security claims.

Toxic Tort Litigation

Christian has defended clients related to mold and indoor air quality lawsuits, which involve large complexes as well as single family homes. Representative matters include:

  • Defense against personal injuries alleged to have been caused by exposure to mold
  • Defense against property damage claims resulting from water and mold damage

Food Borne Illness Claims

Christian’s experience handling complex cases and scientific knowledge has proven invaluable in his ability to effectively defend food borne illness claims. 

Services

Education

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law  (J.D., 1995)
  • Clemson University  (B.A., 1991)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • New Jersey

Courts

  • New Jersey Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
  • DRI

Trials

  • Rinehart v. GFI Management Services, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • Aaron Spence, et al. v. Brencor Hickory Lakes, LLC, Superior Court of Cobb County
  • Wesley Hagan, Deceased v. Miles Properties, Inc., State Court of DeKalb County
  • Bullard vs. Day Hospitality Group, Inc., State Court of Fulton County 
  • Dennis vs. Concord Management, Ltd., State Court of Gwinnett County
  • Bolling, et al. v. RLI Insurance Company, et al., Superior Court of Fulton County
  • Judith Hunt, as the Administratix of Barbara Hunt v. Sunrise Senior Living Management, Inc., State Court of Gwinnett County

Presentations

  • “Nursing Home Litigation,” Georgia Healthcare Association, Atlanta, Georgia