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Nick Jurkowitz Represents Dentist Client in Successful Medi-Cal Reinstatement

Nick Jurkowitz successfully represented a dentist, who had been excluded from Medi-Cal for a past conviction, in obtaining his reinstatement. After years of being unable to participate in the Medi-Cal program and treat and bill Medi-Cal patients, Fenton Law Group assisted the dentist client in filing the paperwork to obtain reinstatement. After submitting the documentation, full reinstatement was granted, and the dentist can now participate in the Medi-Cal program....

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Fenton Law Group Successfully Defends Surgeon from Medi-Cal Suspension

Alexander Kirkpatrick recently won a case for a surgeon who received a Medi-Cal suspension. Had the suspension stood, the surgeon would have lost hospital privileges in three states. With Kirkpatrick’s successful defense, the California Department of Health Care Services rescinded the suspension....

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Fenton Law Group Successfully Defends Physician Against Improper Medical Record Keeping Accusation

Henry Fenton recently settled a case before the California Medical Board (CMB) for a physician who was accused of failure to keep proper medical records. The CMB sought a minimum punishment of probation for the physician. After the hearing was conducted, the physician was issued a mere public reprimand in lieu of a probation period.
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Fenton Law Group Successfully Defends Physician Against Sexual Harassment Accusation

Henry Fenton and Randy Hsieh recently settled a case before the California Medical Board (CMB) for a physician who was accused of sexual harassment by a patient. The plaintiff sought to have the physician’s certificate revoked or suspended for conduct that the plaintiff's expert witness deemed “beyond the standard of care. The final result, was that the doctor was given a mere public reprimand....

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Alexander Kirkpatrick Prevails in Critical Mandate Trial

Fenton Law Group Of Counsel Alexander Kirkpatrick recently prevailed for a doctor in a hard-fought mandate proceeding in Sacramento Superior Court. His client, a Los Angeles-based internal medicine specialist, had been removed without cause from his membership on a Panel of disability evaluators. The panel is maintained by the California Department of Social Services to evaluate applicants for disability benefits under the federal Social Security Act. In a final decision filed October 22, Judge James P. Arguelles ruled that the Department of Social Services improperly terminated the physician ...

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Fenton Law Group Successfully Represents Tenured Professor Against Misconduct Charges

Henry Fenton and Summer Main recently achieved a successful result for a tenured professor at a major university. The professor was charged with serious misconduct and his dismissal was sought with revocation of tenure. He retained Fenton Law Group to represent him. The case was brought before a hearing panel, before which extensive testimony was presented by both sides. Summer Main represented him at the hearing. The hearing panel determined that neither dismissal nor revocation of tenure was warranted.
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California Court of Appeal Affirms Fenton Law Group Anti-SLAPP Win

In a unanimous opinion, the Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, affirmed an order of the Los Angeles Superior Court issued in May 2018 granting a physician’s anti-SLAPP motion to a cross-complaint and denying a defendant’s simultaneous anti-SLAPP motion to the underlying complaint. The defendant appealed the trial court’s order. The appellate court agreed with the trial court’s findings that the physician had demonstrated a probability of prevailing on the claim in the complaint, while the defendant had failed to submit admissible evidence establishing the timeliness of her ...

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Fenton Law Group Successfully Represents USC Scientist and Tenured Professor Against Misconduct Allegations

Henry Fenton and Summer Main recently achieved an outstanding result for their client, a pharmaceutical research scientist and tenured professor with the University of Southern California, who was disciplined by USC for alleged misconduct. The firm resolved the matter, pre-litigation, through USC’s appellate grievance process and negotiations with USC’s legal counsel. After a second appellate review of the client’s discipline, he was nearly completely exonerated. He had previously received a substantial pay cut and was forced to have a third-party supervise his interactions with students...

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Henry Fenton and Nick Jurkowitz Successfully Represent Ophthalmologist in Medical Board Case

Henry Fenton and Nick Jurkowitz successfully represented a physician before the Medical Board of California in the dismissal of an Accusation without having to conduct a hearing. In the case, the Medical Board alleged that an ophthalmologist engaged in gross negligence with respect to her care and treatment of a pediatric patient. The issue was brought to the Medical Board’s attention by a competitor ophthalmologist, and the claims were specious at best. Af...

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Fenton Law Group Successfully Defends Client in Medical Board Matter

Henry Fenton and Summer Main recently obtained an outstanding result for the firm by successfully defending a physician client against claims of gross negligence, repeated acts of negligence, and abetting the unlicensed practice of medicine. According to the complaint, the client overprescribed controlled substances to a former patient turned employee through an electronic prescription system. The employee then proceeded to sell the prescribed drugs. As a result of Fenton Law Group’s representation, it was successfully established that the employee had effectively...

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