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- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Montana Supreme Court strikes down restriction on advanced practice nurses providing abortions
- Court revokes license of nurse who neglected vulnerable patient
- New Hampshire Supreme Court rules that grandfathered training school required to submit to board audit
- Eighth Circuit upholds dismissal of case challenging enforcement of confidentiality of medical records
- Reversal of license revocation overturned for lack of deference to board’s decision
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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