Ann W. Latner, JD

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A patient commits murder

A patient commits murder

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A nurse practitioner is sued by her patient's children after their mother is murdered.

Fired after violating a patient's privacy

Fired after violating a patient's privacy

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A nurse notifies other clinicians that a patient is positive for hepatitis C.

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.

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