Legal Advisor

Is Clinician Testimony Allowable in a Sexual Assault Trial?

Is Clinician Testimony Allowable in a Sexual Assault Trial?

A nurse practitioner working in the safe child center of the outpatient pediatric wing of a regional hospital is called to testify in an abuse case.

HIPAA Violation Derails NP's Career

HIPAA Violation Derails NP's Career

A HIPAA violation harms the successful career of a healthcare provider and causes problems for her former and current employers.

A Case of Wrongful Termination?

A Case of Wrongful Termination?

A clinician quits her job but afterward sues for wrongful termination.

Patient Test Results Never Received

Patient Test Results Never Received

A clinician fails to follow up after ordering diagnostic tests for a patient.

Liability After a Missed Diagnosis

Liability After a Missed Diagnosis

A patient dies after a clinician fails to act on signs of a potential case of deep vein thrombosis.

Voiding a Noncompete Clause

Voiding a Noncompete Clause

A clinician attempts to void a restrictive noncompete clause that she had signed before beginning her current job as an NP.

A Patient Is Mistakenly Told He Is Dying

A Patient Is Mistakenly Told He Is Dying

A clinician shares a patient's incorrect diagnosis with another government agency.

Sexual Harassment at Work

Sexual Harassment at Work

A nurse in a VA facility files a complaint against a clinician, which ends with a criminal conviction.

A dosage change over the phone

A dosage change over the phone

A clinician makes a dosage change for a patient during a telephone call, which leads to a lawsuit.

Clinicians in a contract dispute

Clinicians in a contract dispute

Two NPs in practice together end up in court after one loses her license.

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