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 nurse practitioner sues her former employer after being fired for refusing to get a flu shot.
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.
Use of a fax machine and lack of a timely response resulted in the demise of a patient and an accusation of gross negligence.
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.
A HIPAA violation harms the successful career of a healthcare provider and causes problems for her former and current employers.
A clinician quits her job but afterward sues for wrongful termination.
A clinician fails to follow up after ordering diagnostic tests for a patient.
A patient dies after a clinician fails to act on signs of a potential case of deep vein thrombosis.