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  1. Malpractice Claims Rising Imagine getting a phone call that a patient is bringing a lawsuit against you for a medical error you made in the past. It's a terrifying call, to be sure, and not an uncommon one to receive as a nurse. Over the past d...
  2. Truth vs. myths

    I am a new grad nurse and have heard a combo of different things and stigmas revolving around the idea of getting malpractice insurance. I was told by my preceptor to absolutely not get malpractice insurance because doctors attorneys, and or pa...
  3. This question comes up frequently and is asked of me quite often, "should I carry malpractice protection?" What is Malpractice? Simply put, it is a failure to adhere to a standard of care or conduct by a professional such as a Physician, Nur...
  4. "I don't need it, Nurses are never or hardly ever sued". So, does the Nurse actually need Liability insurance? If so, why? A couple of questions that should be considered while making this decision would be: "Would my policy provide an attorney ...
  5. I'm so frustrated. I'm trying to get my RN license back in BC (Surrey) and have been approved for a sponsorship from a local health authority, unfortunately I'm required to obtain a 5 million/occurrence professional liability and third party liabilit...
  6. Lorie Brown RN, MN, JD

    Should I Carry My Own Malpractice Insurance?

    Many times nurses are not named individually in a lawsuit; it is their employer. The employer has an obligation to defend you and cover you for any of your actions as long as you were acting within the scope of your employment at the time of the alle...
  7. Vulnerable areas of nursing include anesthesia and obstetrics/midwifery. RNs in OB (L and D), those working solely in monitoring capacities (fetal heart, telemetry, etc.), and medication administration (including long term care) are also included in ...
  8. If yes, please indicate where you have your professional liability insurance (and any contact info - website, etc - for the business)
  9. In many cases, nurses have been advised, for whatever the reason, not to receive liability insurance. This advice can come from fellow colleagues, educators, employers, attorneys, and well-meaning friends. Personally, as an RN and APRN, I would never...
  10. NSO, Proliability. Great prices obviously because they're rarely (if ever) used. Curious if anyone on here has any actual experience where they've had to use the malpractice insurance? What was the experience like?
  11. Hello! I am a new grad nurse in the operating room and I’ve heard some very differing opinions on getting your own malpractice or liability insurance. I’ve heard having it can make you a bigger target but I’ve heard not having it could screw you if y...
  12. Is malpractice insurance worth it?

    I work for a large hospital system as a floor nurse. I'm curious to know if getting insurance is a good thing to have. I have been given mixed reviews about it. Higher ups (at work) say it's not needed if you follow protocol to a t (I understand t...
  13. Pros and cons of nursing insurance

    I have been working as an RN for a few years now, and in that time I have always held nursing insurance, discounted through my membership with my state nursing association. However, most of my coworkers are uninsured and question why I even have it. ...
  14. Hi! So, I diverted medication as an RN, had a regulatory complaint, completed all the necessary programs and fines. I have since almost completed school for PMHNP. I am getting ready to start clinicals and I keep getting turned down for NP Student Li...
  15. The world's largest nursing website has partnered with one of the largest insurers of individual nurses in the country to provide affordable and trusted medical malpractice insurance. This is just another way the teams from allnurses.com and CM&F...

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