Any type of accusations or negligence can be defended, as long as there is a skilled nurse attorney ready to assist you during the hearing before the Board of Nursing. The Texas Board of Nursing has full jurisdiction regarding cases that may affect an RN or LVN’s license from suspension, disciplinary action or revocation.
Criminal cases are a must to be observed properly not only by the Board but by a nurse attorney. An example of this happened to an LVN in Dallas wherein several accusations are filed against her.
On or about July 7, 2017, the provided false, deceptive, and misleading information, in that she answered “No” to the question:
“Have you been convicted, adjudicated guilty by a court, plead guilty, no contest or nolo contendere to any crime in any state, territory or country, whether or not a sentence was imposed, including any pending criminal charges or unresolved arrests (excluding minor traffic violations) since your last renewal?
She failed to disclose the that, on or about May 14, 2004, she was charged of the offense of THEFT BY CHECK
When summoned by the Texas Board of Nursing, she states that she answered no because her attorney advised her that deferred probation meant that this would not be found on her record later, and therefore it would not be necessary to disclose anything dealing with these charges now or in the future. She had no intention of failing to disclose any information to the Texas Nursing Board. Her career means a great deal to her and she would never intentionally jeopardize its existence.
Unfortunately, the Texas Board of Nursing believed that there is not enough evidence to support the RN’s defense.
Because of this incident, the Texas Board of Nursing then subjected the RN and her license into disciplinary action.
The accusation would have been defended by an experienced and skilled nurse attorney, had the LVN hired one. Hiring a nurse attorney for defense is applicable for any kind of accusation laid against an RN or LVN.
For more details and to schedule a confidential consultation, you must approach one of the most experienced nurse attorneys in Texas, Yong J. An. He has assisted numerous nursing license cases since 2006. You may contact him by dialing (832)-428-567 if you wish to learn more information should you undergo accusations or any other case that may affect your license.