Losing your medical license -- even temporarily due to a suspension -- is a hard blow. No matter how you got in this position, it seems painfully unfair to have spent the greater part of your life studying and working toward a career that you can't currently practice.
One moment of bad judgment in your personal life can end up destroying your professional career as well -- especially if you're a teacher.
If you've never been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) before, you might be prepared to deal with the loss of your driver's license, but there is another potential consequence that can end up coming as an unpleasant surprise.
A California orthopedic surgeon may be stripped of his medical license due to the accusation he lied about a patient's treatment.
Even a first-time drunk driving offense can wreck havoc on the ability of a physician to keep his or her license to practice in California.
Could identity theft harm your right to your medical license?
These days, technology has found its way into every aspect of daily life, including the doctor's office.
If a doctor sees a patient while he's covering for her absent primary care physician just to issue a refill on some sleeping tablets, does that constitute a physician-patient relationship that's strong enough to take advantage of the patient's vulnerabilities?
Could your next family law client cost you your license to practice law?
The anti-vaccine movement was supposedly dealt a hard blow in California back in 2016 when the state passed a law preventing parents from refusing to vaccinate their children based on personal or religious beliefs alone.