An experienced nurse attorney has surely helped a lot of RNs and LVNs when it comes to cases that may lead toward disciplinary action. Unfortunately, not allnurses were able to hire a nurse attorney as they underwent such cases. Thisincident that the RN from El Paso committed on October 18, 2013, was one ofthose examples.
On or about the said date, the police arrested the nurse for swerving all over the road while driving. The RN was put into jail overnight. The next morning in jail, she had no memory of any of the events that occurred the night before or why she was in jail.
The investigation claims that the RN was experiencing multiple stressors at home. It includes the fact that her husband was unemployed and her
The RN also claims investigation claims were having difficulty sleeping and her healthcare provider prescribed Ambien 10mg to take every night for sleep. Since then, she had been taking started drinking medication for about two months.
On the night of her arrest, she received a phone call from the police claiming that her daughter had been arrested for another DUI. She decided to drive to the police station but on her way, she was pulled over by the police for swerving. She was then arrested and took her to jail.
One of the sides effects of the said medication the RN took is memory loss as well as strange behavior. However, the RN states that she never thought it could happen to her.
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. If you’ve ever done any errors or misdemeanor outside or 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 nurse attorney for various licensing cases for 14 years, can assist you by contacting him at (832) 428-5679