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Physician fighting 1999 suspension wins court ruling in 7th Circuit

For nearly 20 years, an Illinois physician suspended by the state's Department of Financial and Professional Regulation in 1999 has been appealing the ruling. The doctor, Robert Wilson, won several court victories over the years, only to see the board reinstate his nominally five-year suspension each time. But Wilson had some success again September 7, when the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit overturned a lower court's decision that a federal suit he filed against the board was barred for not being timely.

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