Our Florida nursing licensing attorneys used E-FORCSE records, drug test results to prove surgeon maliciously reported the nurse to the DOH.
Client Registered Nurse was involuntary admitted (per the Marchman Act, which is Florida’s Substance Abuse Impairment Act) for substance abuse, because of an adverse reaction to what the RN believed was a drug. The RN did not intentionally consume a drug, but instead believed friends dosed the RN by accident. The medical director referred the RN’s case to IPN.
Although IPN originally did not want to accept the RN as an enrollee, the program relented upon the insistence of the medical director. The RN was upset and refused to enter into the contract agreement with IPN, arguing that they did not belong in a substance abuse treatment program when the psychosis episode was revealed to be cause by a drug the RN did not know they ingested.
Our Florida Regulatory and Licensing lawyers took the case to the Florida Department of Health (DOH). We gathered evidence against the medical directors and sought to establish proof that the RN did not belong in IPN in the first place.
The case was reviewed and eventually dismissed by the Probable Cause panel with a letter of guidance. It is not considered disciplinary action and the case will remain confidential.
This information is a sample of our past results. Prospective clients may not obtain the same or similar results. Every case is different and each case must be evaluated and handled on its own merits. The circumstances of your case may differ from the results provided. The information provided has not been reviewed or approved by the State Bar.
Our healthcare licensing lawyers contended that the APRN’s firing was based on disability and was in violation of both federal and state law.
Our healthcare licensing attorneys argued that IPN was discriminating against an RN for RN’s spinal condition, and that the evaluator was committing malpractice by recommending the RN forego pain medications against 5 other doctors’ recommendations.
We argued that IPN intentionally mischaracterized the evaluation and told the RN that the evaluator recommended therapy and a long-term monitoring contract
What’s the best way for a Florida nurse or physician to face orders compelling exam? Having legal representation and medical experts from the get-go.
Florida nurses and medical practitioners are most often referred to IPN and PRN by employers due to potential safety-to-practice concerns.
Florida’s Intervention Project for Nurses (IPN) was established by legislation enacted in 1983. However, IPN is not a State of Florida agency; rather, it is an