Last year I filed a complaint with MD State Board of Examiners . Within days of the Doctor becoming aware of the complaint he sent 2 certified letters a week or two apart threatening what he was going to do to me and my mother (also a medical professional in different field-) if I didn't withdraw my complaint. Officially the complaint resulted in The State Board imposing Disciplinary Action and Public Sanctions for what he did/ and did not do aside from the letters. Should I or can I peruse civil action?.
It really depends on what he said and the strength of your accusations against him. When a professional threatens a person for filing a complaint with the state regulatory agency, that agency can impose even stronger punishment if it finds out the professional is trying to intimidate the complainant. So you should consult with a local experienced attorney for assistance with this.
This is NOT legal advice, is GENERAL INFORMATION ONLY, and does NOT establish an Attorney/Client Relationship with you. Therefore my answer cannot address your specific legal situation and you should not rely upon my answer in your legal matter. I am an attorney licensed in Maryland and California.
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