Im in HPRP in Michigan. Can the BON still take away my license - page 2

I currently had a substance abuse issue back in November of 2017. I went through all hoops, went to a recovery program, seeing therapist, NA groups excetera. I'm currently working with HPRP the nurse... Read More

  1. by   Jslimp22
    Thank you so much for all your info! I do have a reach out to the law firm that is pursuing the class action from them. I believe it's chapman law group but the are 20 min from me. They have a free consultation so I'll ask them what I should do in the event they do call me. Hope their not too expensive.
  2. by   Jslimp22
    Do you also recommend I try reaching out to the job that terminated me and see if they can not send me to the BON or just leave it be?
  3. by   Lisacar130
    I don't know... I'm not sure I'd use the law group that has a class action lawsuit against them if going to a hearing. When I had my hearing, I used a lawyer who knew the BON prosecutor and who used to be a prosecutor for the BON himself. It went well. Don't people in general try to use lawyers who know the judge and are friendly with the judge? I could be totally wrong here. Are there any nurse recovery groups in your state who can advise you on which lawyers to use?
  4. by   Jslimp22
    Cat suggested to go with the ones that are doing the lawsuit.
  5. by   Lisacar130
    Yeah I know... I'm not an expert by all means and I could be wrong. If it were me I would think about that more and try to reach out to others in my state to see who they used. I'm not convinced the BON would be intimidated by using this particular law firm and give you a break or a deal. I would be afraid it would make them angry. I could be wrong though. Free advise never hurts though, if they have a free consultation.
  6. by   Jslimp22
    Do u think I should call my previous job and see if they can not send me to the BON or no?
  7. by   NRSKarenRN
    Do not contact your employer. American Association of Nurse Attorneys may be able to assist you in seeking council.
  8. by   catsmeow1972
    X2 on NSKaren's advice.
    That class action lawsuit is against HPRP, not the BON. You will be dealing with the BON if/when this goes any further.
  9. by   Jslimp22
    Can it be possible that my previous job reports me but nothing happens with the BON?
  10. by   SpankedInPittsburgh
    I don't believe that you bringing counsel to a hearing where you are allowed to be represented should prejudice the BON. If it does they are cretins pure and simple and are an even bigger disgrace to homo sapiens then I've given them credit for. Thus far anyway.
  11. by   Jslimp22
    I do have my monitoring aggreement for HPRP but haven't gotten it signed yet. Should I wait for an attorney or am I ok to get it signed?
  12. by   SpankedInPittsburgh
    Getting an attorney to look at a signed contract is not as useful as getting one to look at it before you sign it I would think
  13. by   Jslimp22
    I'm not sure at this point if an attorney would be able to help with the monitoring agreement or would I mostly benefit for them helping me with BON?