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What Are the Most Common Ways to Lose Your Professional License?

April 15, 2020
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Losing your professional license (doctor, dentist, pharmacist, nurse, etc.) means facing one of the worst-case scenarios – being forever banned from doing your job. There are many ways someone can lose their professional license (we will mention them down below). But, are you really in danger to never work again? Can you do something about…

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What Disciplinary Actions Can a Nurse Expect in Texas?

March 24, 2020
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Texas Board of Nursing protects and serves the welfare of the people of Texas by ensuring that licensed nurses in Texas are qualified to practice safely. The Board completes its mission through the regulation of the practice of nursing and the permission of nursing education programs.  Anytime a licensed vocational nurse or registered nurse is…

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What Penalties Can You Get for DWI and Having Underage Passengers in Your Vehicle?

March 14, 2020
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The penalties for DWI in Texas are serious, and depending on the severity of the crime, can result in fines or even jail time. In  Texas, it is illegal to drive a vehicle in a public space while under the influence. Being intoxicated means that you do not have control over yourself. A person under…

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Man Arrested Following Northeast Austin Barbershop Stabbing

March 10, 2020

Police have arrested a man suspected of stabbing one person in the neck and another in the arm at a barbershop on March 6. He is 27-year-old Bryan Anthony Turner. Officers received a report at 4:38 p.m. about an incident at 1420 West Wells Branch Parkway close to its intersection with Interstate Highway 35. The…

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Man Caught with More Than 200 Narcotics Pills During Traffic Stop

March 7, 2020
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A man was arrested on Wednesday after he was allegedly caught with over 200 illegal narcotics pills in his car.  According to the arrest affidavit, 36-year-old Jerrfrey Hollins was driving his seven-year-old-son when he was stopped by officers. He was first seen behind the wheel of a 1998 Toyota in Springdale Road. Officers said they…

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Man Accused of Shoving 78-Year-Old Dad Off Cliff

March 4, 2020
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A man has been charged with injury to an elderly person after he allegedly lured his father to a cliff and pushed him off. According to Austin-Travis County EMS, the 78-year-old man fell around 50 feet and he received potentially serious injuries. The victim’s name has not been released by the authorities. An affidavit stated…

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What Is the Distinction Between Public Intoxication and Driving While Intoxicated?

March 2, 2020
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The state of Texas makes a difference between public intoxication and driving while intoxicated. Public intoxication is a minor criminal offense in most cases, especially if you are a first-time convict. You can be arrested for public intoxication if the investigating officer believes that you are influenced by drugs (especially illegal substances).  However, it takes…

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Everything You Need to Know About Self Defense Shooting in Texas

February 26, 2020
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Texas’ self-defense law goes back to 1973. When shooting an attacker in self-defense, you had to justify that anyone in your situation could not have avoided the violent act by moving to a safe place. Your only option was a forceful defense; the requirement was known as “retreat to the wall.”  In 1995, Texas laws…

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Man Accused of El Paso Mass Shooting Charged with Federal Hate Crime

February 20, 2020
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Patrick Crusius, who is accused of killing more than 20 people and injuring two dozen others in an August 2019 rampage, has been charged with federal hate crimes. The 21-year-old allegedly targeted Mexicans at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. He has been charged with 90 counts under hate crime and firearm laws. The authorities…

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Reasons To Lose Your Dental License in Texas

February 14, 2020
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Once you graduate from dental school and beginning to practice, the last thing you ever want to do is lose your dental license. However, there are cases where dentists are losing their licenses due to making mistakes such as neglect behavior.  If you are a dentist in the state of Texas, and you want to…

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