Negligence in Nursing: Victims and Legal Proceedings

Taiping Ho, Ball State University
Nancy Dilliard, Ball State University

Primary legal issues in nursing negligence include medication errors, breach the standard of care, ad vicarious liabiliy. Nursing negligence is a troublesome issue but legal determination of negligence quite often becomes bothersome to the victims. By employing a variety of cases, this study intends to illlustrate the types of nursing negligence and legal standards in determining legal liability of nursing negligence.

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Updated 05/20/2006