When you hold a professional medical license, your future could be in jeopardy if you are arrested and required to notify the Texas Medical Board (TMB) of the charges against you or a criminal conviction. However, that does not mean that all arrests must be reported to the TMB. Before you contact the state licensing board, make sure you contact your medical license defense attorney at Bertolino LLP to find out what your legal obligations...Details
How Often Are Texas Medical Board Complaints Filed Against Doctors and Should I Worry if I Receive One?
The Texas Medical Board (TMB) receives over 7,000 complaints each year against the medical professionals they regulate. These complaints come from patients, the family members of patients, other health professionals, and other sources. The most common complaints relate to allegations of substandard care, professional incompetence, unprofessional conduct that poses a danger to the public, and mental or physical impairments that impact the ability to practice medicine. The TMB Investigation Phase Receiving a complaint notice from...Details
Teachers work long hours to educate Texas children and provide them with the tools necessary to function as productive members of society. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has made teaching an even more challenging, exhausting, and thankless job. When you receive notice from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) that someone has filed a complaint against you, you need help to protect your teaching license. Authority of the State Board for Educator Certification The State Board for...Details
What Sanctions Can I Face if the Texas Medical Board Determines that I have Violated the Texas Occupations Code?
Sanctions from the Texas Medical Board (TMB) can result in a range of disciplinary measures, from license revocation to administrative fines. The TMB may have notified you that you are the subject of an investigation or already determined that you have violated the Texas Occupations Code. No matter what stage your case is at before the TMB, you are likely to benefit from legal advice from the medical license defense attorneys of Bertolino LLP. TMB...Details
The medical professionals of Texas must do all they can to protect their medical licenses—as they are, for the most part, aware. The situations surrounding the practice of medicine, often involving heightened emotion, anxiety, and expectations that may exceed reality, create a scenario ripe for the lodging of formal complaints with the Texas Medical Board. This, in turn, puts medical professionals' livelihoods at risk. Despite the many years of education, residency, and even practice, a...Details