A nurse attorney should be hired at all times whenever you undergo a case whether a civil or a criminal case, that may affect your LVN license. This is what an RN from Grand Prairie, Texas should have done when facing a criminal case and is affecting her license and work. Take note that the Texas Board of Nursing can settle matters with a nurse attorney if one is present with the respondent during a case.
On or about November 18, 2011, the LVN was issued the sanction of Remedial Education with Fine through an Order of the Board. On or about June 14, 2012, the LVN successfully completed the terms of the Order.
On or about March 9, 2018, the LVN entered a plea of Guilty to PRESCRIPTION FRAUD, a 3rd Degree felony offense committed on July 15, 2016. As a result of the plea, the proceedings against her were deferred, without entering an adjudication of guilt, and she was placed on probation for a period of three (3) years and ordered to pay a fine and court costs.
In response, the LVN states that prior to this offense, to which she accepts responsibility, she has never forged or altered a prescription in any way. Nor will she ever again. The LVN states she has never abused or sold her Adderall or any other prescription to anyone. The LVN states she misplaced a new Adderall prescription while moving. The LVN explains unable to find the new prescription, she then changed the date on her old, now expired, prescription knowing she had a valid one somewhere. Additionally, the LVN submitted a letter from her doctor.
The following incidents and defense against the case caused the Texas Board of Nursing to place the LVN and her license into disciplinary proceedings. She would have sought assistance from a good nurse attorney to provide clarifications towards the case.
It’s best to seek the help of a nurse attorney when facing different complaints and allegations. However, some nurses tend to face these results instead without thinking that a nurse attorney is always reliable for matters such as these.
If you’ve ever done any errors during your shift as an RN or LVN, and you wish to preserve your career and your license, an experienced nurse attorney is what you need. Nurse Attorney Yong J. An, an experienced nurse lawyer for various licensing cases for 14 years, can assist you by contacting him at (832) 428-5679.