Everyone makes mistakes. It is impossible for a Philadelphia resident to get through their life without ever suffering a consequence for their involvement in allegedly bad conduct. And while some individuals may be punished reasonably and justly for their alleged actions, others may be forced to suffer heavy sanctions for conduct that may not match their punishments. In other instances, individuals are forced to face penalties for actions they didn't commit.
Artifice and fraud schemes are rampant in healthcare and insurance. Typical insurance fraud criminal charges will result in licensee disciplinary action. By typical I mean submitting claims for unemployment benefits while working another job or failing to report accurately income amounts to qualify for child and other state Medicare/ Medicaid benefits.
Your medical license is an important part of your identity. If you are facing an investigation from a licensing board, you are probably wondering what you can expect and how you can protect your license. The Pennsylvania Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs oversees complaints regarding licensed medical professional in the state. The Bureau of Enforcement and Investigation conducts the investigations of complaints.
Emergency medical technicians offer an invaluable service to the citizens of Philadelphia. They are important first responders who reach individuals in need long before they arrive at hospitals and emergency facilities. They save lives and cope with incomparable stresses all while providing important services to those in need.
Every day I do legal research on at least one of the my cases. Staying current on the law, burdens of proof, abuse of discretion standards, and learning which experts the appellate courts reject are important legal tasks. During a recent afternoon research session I discovered an amazing case that ratifies a consistent legal objection I make in every case.
A DUI related driver's license suspension is a major issue for all productive members of society. We need to drive to work, be a parent, and simply live a normal life. My health care clients are acutely aware of this issue due to the medical employment circumstances in which they work. Travel nurses, agency nurses, locum tenens physicians, early morning surgeons, real estate sales agents, civil engineers, and last but not least pharmacists all need their drivers.
For many doctors, pharmacists, and nursing, medicine is a major aspect of their personality and identity. Compassion in care giving is a significant character trait of medical professionals. During this holiday season, working, attending work related holiday events, and gift giving are enjoyable aspects of medical professionals' lives.