Category Archives: Labor & Employment

Other Victims of Medical Errors

As a nurse and an attorney who represents nurses before the Texas Board of Nursing, this story really hits home.  It is the story of a nurse who made a critical error, although whether the death of the child she was treating was directly related to the error is open to question.  But the aftermath…

Nursing wage lawsuit in Illinois dismissed

In an apparent victory for health-care employers, Federal District Judge John Grady has dismissed a suit by Illinois nurses against a group of Chicago-area hospitals that alleged a conspiracy to suppress wages.  According to the National Law Journal (link to story here), the key moment occurred last October when Judge Grady denied class certification to…