Professional License Defense
In the Matter of the Suspension or Revocation of the License of Jitan
Docket No. A-3517-20 Decided October 13, 2022 Submitted by Medical License Defense Attorney, Jeffrey Hark. In a recent unpublished opinion, the Appellate Court of New Jersey decided defendant’s appeal of the final agency decision of the Board of Medical Examiners suspending his medical license for eight years after he plead guilty to a crime of moral…Read More
NJ Nursing Board and RAMP – Conditional Discharge, PTI and your Nursing License issues!
Submitted by New Jersey Nursing License Defense Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. DO you have a New Jersey nursing license and have been charged with a drug possessory offense or DWI? You need to read this before you go into court! Have you been charged by New Jersey’s Nursing Board with a criminal of Moral Turpitude? Moral…Read More
Review of Administrative Board Decision In the Matter of the License Revocation of AMGAD HESSEIN, M.D. Appellate Division Docket No.: A-3308-15T3
Submitted by Medical License Defense Attorney, Jeffrey Hark. In this case the New Jersey Medical Board moved to revoke the medical license of a doctor who plead guilty in criminal court to illegal billing, falsifying medical records, and providing medical treatment not medically necessary. The Administrative Law Judge developed a thorough and complete record with testimony from several expert witnesses,…Read More
Appealing an Administrative Agency Decision
Submitted by Medical License Defense Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Today we are reviewing a physcian’s appeal of NJ State department/administrative decision. In this case the Board of Medical Examiners (BME), after significant factual record was developed through testimony, affidavits, records admitted, and hearings, rendered a decision revoking a doctor’s license. The doctor appeal the agency decision…Read More
Appellate Division’s Standard of review of the Administrative Law Judge’s ruling.
Submitted by professional license defense lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. We recognize our “‘limited role’ in the review of [Commission] decisions.” In re Stallworth, 208 N.J. 182, 194 (2011) (quoting Henry v. Rahway State Prison, 81 N.J. 571, 579 (1980)). “An appellate court affords a ‘strong presumption of reasonableness’ to an administrativeagency’s exercise of its statutorily delegated responsibilities.”…Read More
How do I appeal any disciplinary or state employer action filed against me as a state employee?
What do I have to prove for any administrative appeal? Submitted by professional license defense lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. I have written numerous blogs on the subject in the past and outlined this very important issue. First of all, you have to understand any appeal of any action taken by any department of the state government proceeds…Read More
Review of an Administrative Law Judge Decision — I want to appeal a New Jersey State Board Decision How do I do it, and do I have a chance of winning?
In the Matter of the appeal of NJ Department of Education Board Decision to Revoke the Substitute Teaching License of Craig Bell. December 19, 2017. What is the standard of review when a licensee appeals an ALJ decision to the Appellate Division (which is a direct appeal? Our review of the decision of the…Read More
What happens when I get that first letter from the Nursing or Medical Board regarding RAMP?
In this case the court outlined the procedural and factual background which brought McCafferty before the Board. Are these facts your facts? The background facts are as follows: In 2013, the Board contacted McCafferty, advising it “reviewed information which reveals that [he] may have problems related to mental health and/or substance abuse that could have affected…Read More
Will you be required to participate in RAMP? You need to read this…
What facts will the NJ Nursing Board rely upon if and when it Orders you into Ramp? What facts are Important which the Board will use again you? Submitted by New Jersey Nursing License Defense Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. These are the facts of the case the Board obtained and the appellate court relied upon when…Read More
Are you a nurse in New Jersey who may be subject to RAMP? Here’s what you need to know…
Have you received a notice that you must participate in RAMP? Have you been charges with a drug offense and possession a nursing license in New Jersey? Has someone from work reported that you have come to work as a nurse in New Jersey under the influence of a substance that would put patients in danger? Submitted by…Read More