AVOIDING LIABILITY BLOG

Breach of Confidentiality Claims

Therapists and counselors are expected to be keenly aware of their duty of confidentiality, but [...]

Certified Nursing Assistant’s Conduct Leads to Voluntary Surrender of Her Certification

Nurse Aide and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) practice has been the subject of a few of these [...]

Fitness Professionals Beware: First Few Personal Training Sessions Can Lead to Injury and Suit

Personal training services are sometimes offered to new health and fitness facility clients on a [...]

CPH & Associates Now Offers Cyber Liability Coverage for Mental and Allied Health Professionals

CPH & Associates now offers cyber liability coverage! With cyber attacks becoming [...]

Ethics and Law in Nursing: Friends or Foes?

You might find it difficult to reconcile how ethics and law impact nursing practice. You would [...]

Legal Risks and Liability Concerns in Wellness & Fitness Programs

On Thursday, June 22, 2017 we collaborated with one of …Therapists and counselors will encounter a variety of situations where they learn of (or [...]

Falsification of Patient Care Record Can Lead to Criminal Convictions

N.B., an LPN, worked at a nursing home and was assigned to care for J.E., a Medicaid patient who [...]

There are Lots of Reasons NOT to Push Clients Too Far – “Rhabdomyolysis” is One

As pointed out many times in this column, a good number of claims and suits are asserted against [...]

Coaching?

I have consulted with licensed therapists who have asked, in a variety of contexts, whether they [...]

Team Relationships and Team Communication Affect Patient Care and Legal Liability

It is not unusual for nursing staff to feel a sense of purpose and pride in the work they do with [...]

Can Fitness Professionals be Civilly Liable for the Criminal Actions of Employees?

Like any professional sector in this county, the fitness industry, at least occasionally, has to [...]

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