Ann W. Latner, JD

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Fired for Refusing a Flu Shot

Fired for Refusing a Flu Shot

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A nurse practitioner sues her former employer after being fired for refusing to get a flu shot.

Alleged HIPAA Violation or Termination for Taking FMLA?

Alleged HIPAA Violation or Termination for Taking FMLA?

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A court must choose whether to accept a hospital's explanation that a nurse was fired for violating HIPAA or let a jury decide whether the hospital's action was merely a pretext for firing the nurse for taking advantage of FMLA.

Could a Tragic Death Following Hospital Discharge Have Been Avoided?

Could a Tragic Death Following Hospital Discharge Have Been Avoided?

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A recently discharge patient dies in a tragic fire, and the hospital and treating clinicians are subsequently named in a lawsuit.

Communicating Care via Fax: NP Faulted for Negligence

Communicating Care via Fax: NP Faulted for Negligence

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Use of a fax machine and lack of a timely response resulted in the demise of a patient and an accusation of gross negligence.

Is Clinician Testimony Allowable in a Sexual Assault Trial?

Is Clinician Testimony Allowable in a Sexual Assault Trial?

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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.

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