Monthly Archives: May 2017

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 personal trainers and other fitness [...]

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 their patients. These feelings are [...]

Coaching?

I have consulted with licensed therapists who have asked, in a variety of contexts, whether they can safely (re: their liability) [...]

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 deal with criminal acts committed by [...]

Nursing Notes Not Enough Support to Prove Physician Negligence; Expert Witness Testimony Required

P.C. was admitted to the hospital to undergo bilateral knee replacement.1 Prior to the surgery, he had blood drawn in the event that a [...]