Derby Nurse Allegedly Overprescribed Medication Causing Death

In a recent article published by the Hartford Courant, a Connecticut family has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against a Derby nurse for allegedly over prescribing narcotics that contributed to the death of a 56 year old man after gallbladder surgery. The decedent’s estate claims the advanced practice registered nurse prescribed “unlawfully high” doses of … Keep reading…

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What is Hospital Negligence and How is it Medical Malpractice?

Doctors and nurses are not the only healthcare professionals against whom a medical malpractice claim can be filed; hospitals and healthcare facilities can also contribute to a patient’s lasting injuries. Ways in which hospitals and healthcare facilities can be held liable for you or your loved one’s injuries include (but are not limited to): Lack … Keep reading…

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Nursing Medical Malpractice: Breakdowns in Communication

Physicians are not the only medical professionals who are subject to medical malpractice claims. Nurses are obligated to care for their patients within the standard of care, with professionalism, including communicating changes in a patient’s status to the treating physician. Nurses play an important role in patient care and communication. They are the ones who … Keep reading…

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What is Nursing Medical Malpractice?

Doctors are not the only healthcare providers that can be held liable for negligence. A registered nurse’s failure to act, or act improperly, can result in patient injury, including death. There are four criteria in which we must prove negligence in nursing malpractice: Duty. Duty refers to the ability to follow the treating physician’s medical … Keep reading…

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