Litigious Areas of Nursing and the Nurse's Liability

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sirI, MSN, APRN, NP

17 Articles; 44,720 Posts

Specializes in Education, FP, LNC, Forensics, ED, OB.

Again, reviving an older Article.

Have you ever been named in a lawsuit? If so, did you have coverage?

What are your thoughts on carrying protection?

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traumaRUs, MSN, APRN

88 Articles; 21,247 Posts

Specializes in Nephrology, Cardiology, ER, ICU.

I would only practice nursing with my own . Its nice to know there is someone (lawyer) in your corner. BTW if you are sued and its successful, after all the paperwork is filed, the stamps placed on the legal documents and the gavel comes down, guess what? THEN, it goes to the BON. Ugh!

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