Administrative Law Section

This section provides members with opportunities to exchange information with other practitioners regarding administrative law. The section produces annual CLE programming and news to the members.

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Nashville, TN 37201
State of Tennessee Department of...
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Grimmett Law Firm, PLLC
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Nashville, TN 37238
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Tennessee Bar Association
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Nashville, TN 37219

State Suspends Doctors Who Conspired to Sell Opioids

State officials have suspended the medical licenses of two East Tennessee doctors who conspired to sell opioid painkillers and anxiety medication, The Tennessean reports. Dr. Charles Brooks of Maryville and Dr. Michael Lapaglia of Knoxville both had their licenses suspended by a vote of the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners. According to court documents, Brooks and LaPaglia worked together to sell prescriptions through L & B Healthcare, a company they created last year. Brooks would pre-sign prescription slips and give them to LaPaglia, who was barred from prescribing serious medications due to a drug abuse case in 2014.
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Tennessee AG Joins Settlement with Neiman Marcus Over Data Breach

Following a 2013 database breach, Neiman Marcus Group LLC has agreed to pay a $1.5 million settlement to resolve an investigation with 43 states and the District of Columbia, including Tennessee. According to a release from Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery, of the 370,000 payment cards that were compromised in the breach, 1,896 were determined to be associated with Tennessee consumers. Tennessee’s share of the settlement funds is $28,659.04.
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