Today, it is becoming more understood that having a criminal record is something that can happen to just about anyone. Residents in Ohio should no longer think that a criminal record automatically carries with it the same stigma that it once did. That said, it can feel a bit overwhelming when the time comes to find a new job and a person has a conviction on their record. However, Monster indicates that it is definitely possible to get a good job even with a criminal record.
Officials at the Mount Carmel Health Care System in the area of Columbus, Ohio, fired a 43-year-old doctor in December over concerns that he allegedly ordered patients to receive excessive amounts of medication. These concerns also caused the doctor to lose his license. Today, he is facing criminal charges in connection with 25 patient deaths allegedly resulting from drug overdoses that authorities claim were deliberate.
If you hold a professional license in Ohio, you likely know that your licensing board can suspend or even revoke it if you receive a conviction for, among other things, a crime of moral turpitude. It can otherwise discipline you as well. But just exactly what constitutes a crime of this nature?
Physicians in Ohio, like anywhere else in the country, need a license in order to practice. However, certain convictions can lead to your license being suspended or even revoked. Not only are those statuses viewable to the public, but they can strongly impact your ability to find work, keep clients, and successfully promote yourself and your business.
Lawmakers in Ohio established a new law in February that focuses on self-defense and the handling of firearms. The primary purpose of the law was to expand the circumstances in which shooting someone in self-defense is legally justified.