Failure to document a telephone call leads to a lawsuit alleging false imprisonment in a mental health case.
A nurse was terminated for reporting improper medication storage practices.
A nurse practitioner disagrees with her supervisor over a diagnosis but fails to voice her opinion, leading to misdiagnosis and a subsequent above-the-knee amputation.
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.
A recently discharge patient dies in a tragic fire, and the hospital and treating clinicians are subsequently named in a lawsuit.