An RN files a lawsuit when she thinks her whistleblowing is what caused her to be harassed at work and eventually terminated.
A patient files a negligence suit against a nursing home, alleging it was negligent in her care. See how civil procedure figures into the resolution.
A nurse licensee has the right to challenge a board discipline by filing an administrative review case in court. In the following unpublished opinion, an RN appealed the state board of nursing disciplinary subcommittee's order. The order resulted in a one-to-two year probation and a $250 fine. The subcommittee found the RN violated sections of
Professional negligence cases can hinge upon the details presented by both sides. Nancy Brent looks at one case and how nurses can learn from it.
After decades in the profession, critical care nurse Toni Wilburn thought she was prepared for anything. But the COVID-19 pandemic is testing her mettle.
A hospital policy can be used during a trial to determine whether a nurse upheld his or her responsibilities or failed to do so, as this case illustrates.
Many nurses are concerned about professional negligence lawsuits, but disciplinary action imposed by state boards of nursing can have a major impact on a nurse's practice, as well. Disciplinary action can result in consequences such as being unable to practice nursing for an extended period of time or obtain licensure in another state, and loss
It's hard to fathom that 2020 is the Year of the Nurse. A year when it feels like every conversation in nursing begins with hand-washing and ends with PPE, and we're all trying to get people to do things that are good for them but that many resist doing? This theme feels a little strange