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“Excessive” penalty: Court overturns revocation of MD’s license for wrongly collecting disability insurance

gavelAn appellate court in California overturned a license revocation issued to a doctor who had accepted several thousand dollars in disability insurance while working for another employer (Pirouzian v. Superior Court). In making the June 29 decision, the court cited several mitigating factors and held that the revocation did nothing to either protect the public or rehabilitate the affected physician.

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