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can you sue a nurse for giving a patient the wrong meds even though the patient cant prove any harm/damage from the meds.

The nurse was fired.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:07 PM on Oct. 12, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • I guess that would be mal-pratice, so yeah.
    Shanna84

    Answer by Shanna84 at 12:13 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • Nope. If there were no damages, there is no suit.
    She faced diciplinary action from the hospital. That's all that's gonna happen. And why on earth would you sue someone if nothing bad happened to you? Money hungry much?
    Jenny-talia

    Answer by Jenny-talia at 12:37 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • If there was no damage to the patient and the nurse was fired, what's the point?
    MomMom23

    Answer by MomMom23 at 1:00 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • Nurses are human and humans make mistakes. She lost her job and that probably ruined her life. She will likely never work as a nurse or in the medical field again. I think she has paid the price. If this is something that happened to you and you are still obsessing over it, you need to find something else to worry about and grow up.
    mamagee1218

    Answer by mamagee1218 at 1:13 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • Negligence and Harm has to be proven.
    You can "sue" for anything, doesn't mean you will win or be able to get representation.
    google Norton vs Argonaut Ins. Co lawsuit
    Nurses are required to Inquire about Ambiguous orders
    When seeking counsel the first question you will be asked is if you are seeking revenge in this case. Are you?
    jewjewbee

    Answer by jewjewbee at 1:21 PM on Oct. 12, 2010

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