Michael Avenatti, the attorney famous for representing Stormy Daniels, has survived a challenge to his legal license over supposedly unethical and fraudulent behavior. The California Bar has finished its investigation and determined that no further action is warranted.
No one should have to choose between staying employed and seeking help for depression -- but a lot of physicians feel like that's exactly the choice they have to make.
When you're still in nursing school, everything about the job seems neat and orderly -- and there isn't much real-world experience when it comes to one hugely important aspect of the job: charting.
Failing your fiduciary duty to a client is one of the quickest ways to lose your law license, but do you know how to actively define what that entails?
Patient grievances regarding unprofessional conduct in your office can easily lead to an inquiry from the licensing board, which is something that no physician wants to happen. Fortunately, many grievances are avoidable if you take the right steps.
What sort of thing do you think might result in a psychiatrist's license being put on a six-year probation? An consensual affair with a patient? Overlooking obvious signs that a patient is suicidal? Disclosing a patient's personal information in violation of the law?
Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) have a lot of strict rules that they have to follow -- and all it takes is one carefully placed complaint to launch an ethics investigation into your practice.
You don't have to let processing disorders and learning disabilities stop you from achieving your dreams of being a lawyer. Testing accommodations can help you manage your condition.
Even doctors can develop mental health issues. Depression is a common problem for people who have to face the frailty of the human body every day. Anxiety might kick in after a particularly rough time. Experts say that burnout and even suicide is a problem among the profession.
What sort of ethical violations can cause an attorney to face professional sanctions?