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Attention nurses facing complaints before the board of nursing of west virginia

Attention nurses facing complaints before the board of nursing of west virginia Did you know that the Board of Nursing is required to complete its investigation, conduct a hearing and reach a final decision in your case within a set amount of time? The State Legislature has enacted a stature that requires such action within […]

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Medical Licensure – Continuing Medical Education – Due Process

Medical Licensure – Continuing Medical Education – Due Process In a recent case, I represented an out-of-state doctor who had applied to the West Virginia Board of medicine for a reactivation of his West Virginia license that had been inactive for six years. During his last two year licensure period in West Virginia, he had […]

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Discrimination and retaliation often go hand in hand

Discrimination and retaliation often go hand in hand Disability is a protected class under the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. This protects disabled workers from discrimination. Unless the employee is unable to perform an essential job function, accommodations should be made to fit the worker’s situation. It’s not always the case, though. Sometimes a disabled […]

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A win for all nurses in the west virginia supreme court of appeals

A win for all nurses in the west virginia supreme court of appeals The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals dismissed two complaints charging Jennifer A. Fillinger with misconduct on the basis that the Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses effectively denied Fillinger with the opportunity to be heard in opposition to the misconduct […]

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Consequential damages – when your insurance company fails you

Consequential damages – when your insurance company fails you The purpose of an insurance policy is not just to allow you to receive money but to receive the money promptly in order to provide you with the financial support needed to recover from a calamitous situation, disaster, or other covered event which caused damage to […]

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