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California Nursing License Defense Lawyer

In California, do I need a nursing license defense lawyer if the Board of Registered Nursing issues an accusation against me?

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California Nursing License Defense Lawyers Who Defend Registered Nurses (RNs) in License Board Discipline Cases The California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) licenses registered nurses (RNs) and certified advanced practice nurses (e.g., nurse practitioners) under the Nursing Practice Act. The BRN is one of several professional regulatory boards and bureaus…
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Second DUI for Registered Nurses

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RN License Defense Lawyer Protecting Your Rights Being arrested for a DUI is a major life event with serious consequences. This can be an extremely stressful and confusing time. Trying to navigate insurance, lawyers, and law enforcement can be overwhelming. Even if you’ve gone through the process before, it’s likely…
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Dangers of a DUI for Nurses in California

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RN License Defense Attorney Explains What Happens When Nurses Get DUI’s All medical professionals rely on their licenses in order to keep their jobs. It’s sad to know that unrelated behavior off the clock can ruin a person’s career. DUI convictions can result in suspension or complete revocation of your…
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After-Hours Drunk Driving? Yes, it’s Unprofessional Conduct

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One of the cases described by Kentucky board counsel Cheryl Lalonde was decided August 25, 2009 by the Court of Appeal of California, Third Appellate District. The ruling (Louis H. Watson v. The Superior Court of Sacramento County, Medical Board of California) involved a surgeon who had several DUI violations…
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Compelled Medical Exam by Licensing Board

Mental health exam ordered by Board of Registered Nursing did not infringe upon nurse’s due process or privacy rights

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Ophelia Lee had been licensed as a nurse for seven years when her employer, Eden Medical Center, began to doubt her mental fitness for nursing practice. Lee was examined by five mental health professionals, two of whom concluded she suffered from delusions that impaired her ability to safely function as…
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California Registered Nurse Challenges BRN License Revocation Resulting From DUI Conviction

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California Board of Registered Nursing License Defense Lawyers Alcohol-related criminal offenses, such as driving under the influence (DUI) - sometimes known as driving while intoxicated (DWI) - account for a large number of the professional license defense cases our California Administrative Law attorneys handle for registered nurses, physicians and other…
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Elder Abuse liability may be premised on hospital’s knowing pattern of understaffing in violation of regulations

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Plaintiffs’ operative complaint alleged that decedent George Fenimore, Jr., suffered from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, was prone to wandering away from home, and had begun to suffer an increased number of falls, leading his family to admit him to a local hospital.  He was transferred from that hospital to Resnick…
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