LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Richard Quinton Hark | Feb 18, 2019

Immediate Temporary Suspension -- Do Not Sign An Agreement With Out Counsel

Doctors beware. Government prosecutors are fighting the opiate epidemic on many fronts. Now more than ever local police in coordination with DEA and Commonwealth Attorney General drug enforcement investigators are investigating doctors for simply writing unreasonable amounts of scheduled narcotics

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Do not enter into any consent agreement pending a criminal investigation. The language of some consent agreements require the doctor to make admissions that will have legal consequences in the criminal matter. Further, agreements for an indefinite suspension and automatic probation upon reinstatement ignore much many parts of the criminal matter that may not actually come to fruition. Do not rely on the representations of criminal counsel that does not know how and why the medical board prosecutions proceed the way they do. Call me to discuss your case.

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