It’s best to seek the help of a nurse attorney when facing charges related to drug use. However, some nurses tend to face these results instead without thinking that nurse attorneys are always reliable for matters such as these.
In Texas, the government has created a special agency that has the jurisdiction to handle controversies and cases involving the nursing profession. This tribunal is called as the Texas Board of Nursing (BON). Every RN or LVN subjected to a disciplinary proceeding or administrative case before the Board is given an opportunity to be heard and defense himself from all accusations. This every nurse with a pending case before the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) is to encourage hiring a nurse attorney.
This is what happened to a certain RN in Austin, Texas on March 30, 2011 when a nurse in another state has been hit with charges after alleged negligence. According to reports, one patient died and four others were permanently injured during a period of seven months, all were under care of the same RN. One man in particular was allegedly left with severe and permanent brain damage as a result of the RN’s negligence.
According to reports, the man visited the hospital with symptoms of a heart attack. Allegedly, the man underwent bypass surgery and was stable, when he suddenly became unstable with no explanation and had to be transferred to the intensive care unit. According to claims, the RN allegedly injected air into arterial lines of several patients. Now, the man is unable to walk or talk and will require care for the rest of his life.
Because of this, the RN has been disciplined and suspended by the Texas Board of Nursing,
If you also received a letter from the Texas Board of Nursing regarding a case or complaint filed on you, you should hire a nurse attorney immediately before it’s too late. Texas nurse attorney Yong J. An is one of those dedicated nurse lawyers who helped various nurses in their cases since 2006. You may contact him 24/7 at (832) 428-5679 for more information or if you want to schedule a private consultation.