- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Lenient discipline overturned because tribunal did not include required layperson
- Interim suspension order overturned for reliance on dated allegations
- Court affirms decision that attorney inappropriately engaged in legal practice by managing his law firm during suspension
- Decision to forgo further discipline returned to regulator for lack of explanation
- Licensee may challenge age disenrollment in court
A West Virginia audit of the Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, published in August, noted several weaknesses, particularly concerning the Board's process of resolving complaints and administering disciplinary action. The review also cites issues with the board's complaint process and the board's website.
PERD found that in 3 of the 81 cases sampled, the board allowed months to go by without receiving responses from licensees to complaints and a consent order.
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