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Plaintiffs can’t neglect causation

The burden of proof extends well beyond demonstrating a breach of duty by the defendant. In any negligence case, it is for the plaintiff to prove its case on the balance of probabilities. One of the elements of doing this ...

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Sex is always a boundary crossed

Intimate relationships with patients are never acceptable.  A cornerstone of nursing is the therapeutic relationship. It is a privileged relationship, which nurses should at all times protect and respect. The profession is conscious of this; hence any suspected transgressions are ...

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