Tag Archives: nurse negligence and malpractice

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 [...]

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 [...]

Is a Nursing Home an Insurer of Resident Safety?

Mr. K., a 59-year-old retired Air Force officer, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. The family decided they could no longer care [...]

Nurse Registry or Agency Work

As has been discussed in prior Professional Liability Bulletins, when a nurse has allegedly injured a patient due to his or her [...]