Monthly Archives: February 2018

Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and/or Neglect: A Liability Concern?

As you are hopefully aware, nurses are among the health care providers who are required to report a good faith belief or suspicion that [...]

Patient Suicide and Death by Rational End-Of-Life Decision

While a patient’s suicide and a patient’s rational and legally supportable decision to end his/her life both result in the death of the [...]

Nurse Questions Judge’s Decision That She Had The Intent To Defraud Medicare

I have not reported many cases of criminal liability of nurses in past Bulletins. The following case involving criminal convictions of [...]

Can Fitness Facilities Be Liable for Defective Equipment Injuries?

In a recent and interesting case from New Jersey, an appeals court reviewed a trial court’s decision in a fitness equipment injury [...]