- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Licensee not entitled to second evidentiary hearing after 11 years of procedural up-and-downs
- Discipline upheld against psychologist who gave patient file to opposing counsel in lawsuit
- Complainant cannot force board to let him testify against licensee
- Formal recommendation by hearing examiner not required in order to revoke a license
- Licensee cannot dodge obligation to adhere to trade standards through provision in contract with customer
A discipline order imposed by the state dental board on a dentist who had placed advertising linking dementia to missing teeth was reversed June 21 by the Supreme Court of Idaho for lack of evidence (Lon N. Peckham v. Idaho State Board of Dentistry and Kevin T. Stock).
A dentist licensed in the state since 1986, Lon Peckham came to the attention of the board for two unrelated incidents.
The first resulted from his treatment of a patient who had sought a crown for her tooth. The patient, who thought she was purchasing a silver crown, actually received . . .
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