Medical Professional Complaints Against Texas Providers

In Texas, various boards and agencies are established by law to regulate medical professionals. These agencies are tasked with overseeing licensure, license requirements, and codifying board rules. Each board has a duty to investigate complaints made against its licensees and to administer disciplinary action when appropriate. The following boards and agencies regulate medical professionals in…

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Long-Term Service and Support Providers Regulated by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS)

The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) was established to administer long-term services and support for people who are aging and people with intellectual and physical disabilities. DADS protect senior Texans and other residents of long-term care facilities from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Long-term care facilities (LTCs) include nursing homes, assisted living facilities…

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Why Do Patients File Complaints Against Nurses?

The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) enforces the Texas Nursing Practice Act and the BON Rules and Regulations. The BON conducts investigations of complaints against nurses and when necessary adjudicates those complaints. Patients file complaints against Texas nurses for many reasons. The following are a few main reasons for which patients file complaints: Failure to…

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Why Do Patients File Complaints Against Doctors?

The Texas Medical Board (TMB) received 8,114 complaints in Fiscal Year 2017. Based on those complaints, the Board opened 2,055 investigations against physicians and other providers it licenses. This represents an increase over Fiscal Year 2016, when the Board received 7,821 complaints and opened 1,967 investigations. In fact, the number of TMB complaints received and…

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More About Our Firm – BERTOLINO LLP

BERTOLINO LLP provides powerful representation for clients whose licenses are under attack by a licensing board or regulatory state agency. Our attorneys are experienced in license defense. We handle matters related to professional, medical, and vocational licenses, grievance complaints, ethics concerns, and other important Texas state licensing issues. Further, our experienced license defense attorneys are…

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5 Texas License Defense FAQs

Have you received a complaint notice from your Texas licensing board? If your professional license is under attack by a state agency or licensing board, you are likely under stress and wondering what you need to do to protect your career. The following are five frequently asked questions about license defense and what to do…

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