Ann W. Latner, JD

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The importance of good notetaking

The importance of good notetaking

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Taking good notes is one of the most important steps a clinician can take to reduce the risk of a lawsuit.

Birth control leads to a blood clot

Birth control leads to a blood clot

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A patient presents with chest pain 6 weeks after beginning use of a contraceptive device.

Fired for refusing vaccination

Fired for refusing vaccination

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A clinician files a lawsuit against her employer after being fired for refusing Tdap immunization.

A nurse fired for falling asleep on the job

A nurse fired for falling asleep on the job

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After a nurse is fired for falling asleep at her job at a hospital, she claims that it was in retaliation for taking time off under the FMLA.

Lab results never given to a patient

Lab results never given to a patient

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An NP does not inform her patient about his lab results, which showed extensive kidney damage. He collapsed 2 months later.

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