An experienced nurse attorney has surely helped a lot of RNs and LVNs when it comes to cases that may lead to disciplinary action. Unfortunately, not all nurses were able to hire a nurse attorney as they underwent such cases. This incident that an RN committed on June 15, 2017, was one of those examples.
During the said date, the RN has been charged with raping a patient at an Independence hospital.
The prosecutor said that 35-year-old RN is charged with first-degree rape.
According to the allegations, police authorities received a report of a sexual assault at the hospital on June 15.
Court records say the woman told police the RN raped her after she asked him to help clean her because her catheter was leaking. The hospital said the patient was being given pain medication at the time of the alleged rape.
The Texas Board of Nursing has full jurisdiction over all cases regarding errors committed by an RN or LVN.
The following incident and defense against the case caused the Texas Board of Nursing to place the RN and her license into disciplinary proceedings. She would have sought assistance from a good nurse attorney to provide clarifications towards the case.
Having all these problems was never easy and should never be dealt with alone. You need someone who can help you at times like these, someone that is very reliable and knows what to do if you are facing such allegations or accusations. Any problem always has a solution.
If you’ve ever done any errors during your shift as an RN or LVN, and you wish to preserve your career and your license, an experienced nurse attorney is what you need. Nurse Attorney Yong J. An, an experienced criminal nurse lawyer for various criminal cases for 16 years, can assist you by contacting him at (832) 428-5679.