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A lot of cases can be filed against an RN or an LVN, one of those cases is about cases of negligence. Many nurses are being accused of negligence which happens when an RN or LVN commits mistakes, errors, and failures while they are doing their job. When RNs and LVNs are experiencing such a scenario, it is best to contact a nurse attorney to help them deal with and fight the case.

At the time of the initial incident, an RN was employed as a Registered Nurse at a hospital in DeSoto, Texas, and had been in that position for eight (8) months.

On or about August 30, 2020, while employed as a Registered Nurse, and assigned to a Patient, the RN lacked the fitness to practice nursing in that she was sleeping while on duty. The RN’s conduct was likely to injure the patient in that it adversely affected her ability to recognize subtle signs, symptoms, or changes in the patient’s conditions, and could have affected her ability to make rational, accurate, and appropriate assessments, judgments, and decisions regarding patient care, thereby placing the patient in potential danger.

In response, the RN denies sleeping while on duty. After the incident and the investigation, formal charges were filed and mailed to the RN. According to the investigation made by the Texas Board of Nursing, the RN was found guilty and is subjected to disciplinary action.

The accusation would have been defended by an experienced and skilled nurse attorney, had the RN hired one. Hiring a nurse attorney for defense is applicable for any kind of accusation laid against an RN or LVN.

For more details and to schedule a confidential consultation, you must approach one of the most experienced nurse attorneys in Texas, Nurse Attorney Yong J. An. He has assisted numerous nursing license cases since 2006. You may contact him by dialing (832)-428-567 if you wish to learn more information should you undergo accusations or any other case that may affect your license.