DC 200.8 Negligence

Click on the case numbers below to access decisions that consider a claimant's eligibility for benefits after being discharged for a negligent action.


BR-106310 (July 16, 2008) – Claimant’s failure to check a patient’s IV catheter was caused by negligence; it was not an intentional act.  Therefore, regardless of the gravity of her error, she is entitled to benefits under G.L. c. 151A, § 25(e)(2).


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