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Can people sue a veterinarian for medical malpractice?

Your career means everything to you; without it, you have no job and wouldn't be able to do what you love. As a professional, you must retain your license at all times. If it lapses or you lose it because of errors you make, then you could lose your ability to work at all. That would put your life in a tailspin rapidly.

Gynecologist accused of abuse defends his actions

There are many reasons why someone might have their professional license threatened, and accusations of abusing patients is one of them. One career where there are frequent allegations of abuse is the field of gynecology. Obstetricians and gynecologists have to approach patients about sensitive sexual health matters and perform intimate examinations. This can sometimes lead to allegations that not all doctors deserve.

Inappropriate conduct complaint filed against a California doctor

What happens when a doctor with a sterling career suddenly becomes the target of a medical board complaint? Many professional license defense attorneys hear this question on an all-too-regular basis. As a way to highlight the fallout of complaints like this one, you might want to look at recent inappropriate conduct allegations made against a doctor in Fresno.

A look at the new California license alert app from a legal view

Have you heard about California's new license alert app for patients? Released by the state medical board, this app is designed to alert the public about any changes to a medical provider's license to practice. This includes minor changes such as a name or address change, but it also alerts patients if a medical professional has been disciplined or targeted in a complaint.

How miscommunication can threaten licensed professionals

Things sure have changed from the days in which licensed professionals provided their services in ways that were more personal than today. Physicians no longer make house calls and other licensed professionals (real estate agents, dentists and pharmacists to name a few) provide their services under less intimate circumstances than they did in bygone days.

What ethical violations could threaten correctional officer jobs?

Careers as prison guards and correctional officers are more important than ever as the American prison system continues to overflow. There have been many changes since the nation's earliest days of mass incarceration. One of the most prominent and important changes involves the treatment and care of those behind bars.

California insurance agent loses license for alleged illegal acts

Many licensed professionals in the state of California are often surprised at the list of acts or behaviors that can put their licenses in jeopardy. Sometimes, even the simplest thing like not reporting a change of address can threaten a license. Other times, the loss of a license happens for more obvious reasons such as when professionals are accused of, or admit to, criminal activity. Regardless of why a professional license comes under threat, defendants need timely assistance to preserve a career.

Doctor puts his license at risk for crashing while on drugs

The Medical Board of California has placed the license of a "physiatrist or physical medicine and rehabilitation physician" on probation for six years after he crashed his Jaguar into a pole. The crash itself may not have been enough to threaten his license, but the responding police officers reportedly found drugs in the doctor's car.

Take the right approach to California administrative hearings

Insurance agents, realtors and other professionals licensed in California are subject to the state's administrative process. Those who receive notice of an administrative complaint may request a hearing through the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH).

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