Like all human beings, doctors can and do make mistakes. When those mistakes result in criminal charges, the stakes are very high for physicians. Even if the charges are ultimately dropped or the doctor is not convicted, their medical license and career could be jeopardized.
That’s why it’s important for doctors accused of crimes to hire a defense attorney who has experience in both criminal and health care law. Attorney Jonathan Rose has helped many Florida doctors and other health care professionals successfully fight criminal charges and defend their medical licenses. As a former prosecutor and former Marine, he has the knowledge, skill and fortitude to fight for clients’ rights and mitigate the collateral damage that can result from a criminal charge.
Criminal Charges Threaten Doctors’ Careers and Freedom
Physicians charged with DUI, assault, domestic violence, and other offenses can end up facing challenges to their medical license, DEA registration and CMS enrollment in addition to criminal charges in court. It’s important in these cases to keep in mind that you do not have do not have to report the arrest to the Board of Medicine. However, convictions must be reported within 30 days.
Felony charges related to health care can be very serious. These include:
- Pill mill/Drug trafficking
- Health care fraud
- Medicare Fraud
- Prescription fraud
- Overprescribing medication
- Drug Diversion
If you are being investigated for one of these offenses or other serious crimes, you could be charged with a state or federal felony offense that carries stiff penalties and administrative sanctions, including denial of a medical license or disciplinary action against your license and exclusion from participation in federal health care programs. If convicted, you could be sentenced to time in prison, hefty criminal fines and possibly, large civil penalties.
If you are being investigated for or have been charged with a felony, it is very important to get legal help from an attorney who is experienced in both criminal and health care law at the state and federal level. For the experience and legal expertise you need, contact Orlando federal defense attorney Jonathan Rose today. He will put his knowledge of health care law, and skills as a negotiator and litigator to work fighting the allegations, defending your rights, and protecting your future.
Orlando Health Care Defense Attorney Jonathan Rose Will Protect Your Rights and Fight for Your Future
The penalties for doctors charged with criminal offenses can be very serious, especially at the federal level. If you are being investigated or have already been charged with a crime, please contact our office as soon as possible. The government has most likely already conducted an in-depth investigation to collect damaging evidence, so it is crucial for you to have a lawyer who understands health care law and has the experience in state and federal court to effectively assess your case and determine your best course of action.
Orlando federal defense attorney Jonathan Rose is a skilled health care defense attorney with 20 years of experience in state and federal courts. He’ll put his inside knowledge of health care law, federal investigations and prosecutions to work building a strong strategic defense to protect your rights and fight for your future.
Call Jonathan Rose at 407-894-4555 today for the advice and defense you need if you’re a physician who is being investigated for or have been charged with a criminal offense.