Fall 2021 From The President’s Desk

The Effects of Alcohol on Wound Healing Healthcare providers have always been under pressure to ensure a good outcome for their patients. However, while they can control the care they give, providers can never guarantee the positive results of a patient’s...

Summer 2021 From The President’s Desk

Medication Errors and Patients’ Rights of Medication Administration – Implications for Medical Experts It is estimated that medication errors are among the top three medical malpractice allegations in the United States. Up to half of these may have been...

Winter 2021 From The President’s Desk

 Not Just Stress:  Recognizing the Signs of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease In the summer of 2018, the family of a distinguished New York judge in her early 50’s began to worry about her health. She complained of feeling exhausted and frequently forgot...

Fall 2020 From The President’s Desk

What strange and stressful times these have been! As legal nurses many of us are no longer at the bedside, but we can still imagine what our colleagues in the trenches are enduring. I recently read an article written by Lisa Mancuso, BSN, RN, PCCN, CCRN, CLCP, LNCC,...

Summer 2020 From the President’s Desk

Cruise Ship Cases: Think Outside the Box I recently had the opportunity to talk to an expert who dealt exclusively in cruise ship injuries, causing me to ponder personal injury, and medical malpractice cases outside the “norm.”  Although most cruise travel has been...

Winter 2020 From the President’s Desk

BURN INJURIES:  Pitfalls to Recognize In researching a recent burn injury case, I came across some information that might interest some of you and be useful in your own cases. Burn injuries can be devastating and are one of the leading causes of accidental death and...