AVOIDING LIABILITY BLOG

Tom Hartsell, Attorney at Law

Over the last decade, more than 500,000 people chose CPH & Associates for liability insurance. Because our business is specialized, we [...]

Causation an Essential Element of Professional Negligence Suit

You may recall from previous Bulletins that there are four essential elements of professional negligence that must be proven by the [...]

Physical Fitness Facilitates Recovery

When someone is recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction, it’s important that they replace unhealthy attitudes and routines with new [...]

Todd Atkins, Attorney at Law

Todd Atkins, one of CPH & Associates’ help line attorneys, has been practicing civil litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants [...]

When It Comes To Patient Safety, Don’t Overlook The Basics

Patient safety is a never-ending legal obligation for you, regardless of your role in the delivery of patient care. One aspect of [...]

Running Treadmill Leads to Serious Injury and Suit – Waiver Does Not Protect the Club

In a very recent and interesting case from New Jersey,[1] the plaintiff was injured while using a treadmill.  The court set forth the [...]

Practicing Across State Lines – An Interesting but Limited Example?

A California statute (part of the Psychology Licensing Law) allows psychologists who are licensed at the doctoral level in another [...]

Nursing Assistant’s Conduct Found To Be Criminal

Nurse Assistants are often utilized in health care facilities, especially in long-term care.  Most often, they are a valuable member of [...]

Specialized Activity Program Leads to Suit Against Personal Trainer and Gym

In a very recent case from New Jersey, the Plaintiff, a wheelchair bound quadriplegic, attended a personal training program at the [...]

Do I need to let CPH & Associates know if I’ve moved offices?

Do I need to let CPH & Associates know if I've moved offices? Well, that answer depends on two things: 1. Did you use your office [...]

Nursing Staff’s Professional Negligence Causes Death of Patient

Lloyd Thomas, seventy-one, underwent bypass surgery and was hospitalized for eighty-four days after the surgery due to complications.  [...]

Personal Trainers Take Note: Screening Standards Have Changed

In late 2015, we reminded personal trainers and other fitness professionals of their obligation to screen clients for activity prior to [...]

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