Formal Complaints Filed with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) regulates every aspect of the alcoholic beverage industry in the state. Duties of the Commission include permitting and licensing, regulating sales, taxation, manufacturing, importing, transporting, and regulating advertising of alcoholic beverages. Restaurants, bars, liquor stores and many other businesses must have a license to sell alcohol in Texas. The…

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What is the Texas Physician Health Program?

The Texas Physician Health Program (TXPHP) is an independent and confidential program that serves TMB applicants and licensees affected by substance use disorders, physical illness and impairment, or psychiatric conditions. The TXPHP provides education, recognition, and assistance in diagnosis and treatment for participants through a recovery program adapted and monitored according to their specific needs.…

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Texas Medical Board Disciplines 80 Physicians

At its June meeting the Texas Medical Board (TMB) disciplined 80 licensed physicians. This volume of disciplinary action represents a significant increase from its March meeting when the TMB disciplined 52 physicians. In its press release the TMB shared that the June disciplinary actions included: 5 license revocations, 1 license suspension, 15 voluntary surrenders/revocations 10…

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FAQs Relating to Nursing Practice in Disaster Areas

After Hurricane Harvey made landfall last August, nurses were called upon to help with injuries and disaster preparedness. Indeed, nurses from Texas and all over the country showed up to provide emergency medical services to people in need. The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) called upon out-of-state nurses to come help in the disaster areas.…

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Testimonials from BERTOLINO LLP Clients

Our law firm helps professionals, like you, keep their licenses when those licenses are under attack by a state agency or board. Here at BERTOLINO LLP we provide powerful representation for clients whose licenses are under attack by a licensing board, including the Texas Medical Board, Texas Board of Nursing, State Bar of Texas, and…

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What Happens at a SOAH Hearing? – Texas State Office of Administrative Hearings

The Texas State Office of Administrative Hearing (SOAH) hears cases against license holders of Texas licensing boards regarding complaints filed against the license holder, violations of board rules, and other alleged misconduct. Essentially, SOAH resolves disputes between Texas licensing boards and regulatory agencies and those that are licensed or otherwise regulated by those boards and…

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