Texas Medical Board Enforcement Statistics, FY 2018

Recent enforcement statistics of complaints and investigations against Texas doctors and medical professionals licensed by the Texas Medical Board (TMB) are available. Agency statistics are published annually and can be located on the TMB’s website here. Texas Medical Board Complaint Statistics, FY 2018 Total complaints filed against TMB licensees have been on the rise for…

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Medical License Defense: Planning Ahead

As a doctor you help people during their most vulnerable times. The important and sensitive nature of your work means that at some point a patient, or their family member, may become upset with you. Their agitation may escalate to filing a formal complaint against you with the Texas Medical Board (TMB). The complaint may…

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Complaints Against Texas Real Estate Sales Agents On the Rise

The Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) regulates the real estate profession in Texas. It has jurisdiction over real estate sales agents, brokers, and real estate inspectors. TREC is the licensing entity that handles complaints lodged against real estate license holders. Anyone can lodge a complaint against a licensee, however, TREC cannot accept anonymous or unsigned…

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Texas Dental Board Procedures Encourage Settlement of Contested Disciplinary Matters: Informal Disposition and Mediation

The Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE) is the regulatory agency for dentistry and has jurisdiction over licensed dentists, dental hygienist, registered dental assistants, and dental laboratories in the State of Texas. The TSBDE’s mission is “to protect the public health and safety and promote high quality and safe dental care by providing enforcement,…

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Disciplinary Sanction Guidelines for Texas Doctors

The Texas Medical Board Rules include disciplinary sanction guidelines, designed to provide the TMB with guidance in assessing sanctions against licensees for violations of the Texas Medical Practice Act. 22 Tex. Admin. Code § 190.14. The sanction guidelines are “intended to promote consistent sanctions for similar violations, facilitate timely resolution of cases, and encourage settlements.”…

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What Does a Professional License Defense Lawyer Do?

A professional license defense lawyer helps professionals protect their licenses when facing complaints, investigations, or other licensing issues. Professional License defense attorneys handle matters related to administrative law, licensure, grievance complaints, ethics concerns, and other important professional licensing issues. State Licensing Boards Administrative law is a complex and specialized area of law. It essentially encompasses…

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