The assistance of a nurse attorney is valuable if you’re facing a case before the Texas Board of Nursing. Your defense can be strengthened further if you’re going to face the Board, even if your case is multiple instances of failure to follow a procedure. There are times when mistakes at work could be inevitable, which is why a nurse attorney can assure full assistance over such errors. On or about July 20, 2018, an RN submitted a Delinquent License Renewal Form to the Texas Board of Nursing and answered “Yes” to the following question: In the past 5 years, have you been addicted to or treated for the use of alcohol or any other drug?
The RN entered On The Path To Recovery Drug Addiction and Alcoholism and completed the inpatient treatment on or about December 11, 2017. Addiction, Recovery Treatment center for outpatient treatment on or about December 27, 2017, and completed the outpatient treatment on or about January 12, 2018
On or about July 20, 2018, an RN submitted a Delinquent License Renewal Form to the Texas Board of Nursing and answered “Yes” to the following question: Have you, within the past 24 months or since your last renewal, for any criminal offense, including those pending appeal.
- been arrested or any pending criminal charges?
- been convicted of a misdemeanor?
- been convicted of a felony? pled nolo contendere, no contest, or guilty?
- pled nolo contendere, no contest, or guilty?
- received deferred adjudication?
- been placed on community supervision or court-ordered probation, whether or not adjudicated guilty?
- been sentenced to serve jail or prison time? court-ordered confinement?
- been granted prc-trial diversion?
- been cited or charged with any violation of the law?
- been subject of a court-martial; Article 15 violation, or received any form of military judgment punishment/action?”
The said RN disclosed that, on or about October 26, 2016, the RN entered a plea of Guilty to POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, a State Jail Felony offense committed on July 28, 2016. As a result of the plea the proceedings against the RN were Deferred without entering an adjudication of Guilt, and the RN was placed on probation for a period of four (4) years and ordered to pay a fine, court costs, and restitution in the amount of one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00).
However, without the help of an experienced nurse attorney, the RN’s defense led to the suspension of her license.
The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) found her guilty of the complaint against her. She lost the case simply because the RN failed to find an effective and efficient nurse attorney.
Avoid committing the same mistake that the RN did. Find the right nurse attorney in Texas to help you with your needs. Contact nurse attorney Yong J. An, directly by calling or texting him at (832) 428-5679 for a discreet consultation.