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Orlando, Fla. – June 25, 2013 – A Florida pharmacist whose license was revoked by the Florida Board of Pharmacy won a reversal because of an appeal filed by Attorneys George F. Indest III, Lance O. Leider and Michael L. Smith of The Health Law Firm. Mr. Indest, a board certified health law attorney, is the President and Managing Partner of The Health Law Firm, with offices in Central Florida and Colorado.

During the April 2012, Florida Board of Pharmacy meeting, the Board voted to revoke the pharmacist’s license to practice despite him not being in attendance at the meeting.

Mr. Indest and his team at The Health Law Firm were brought on to assist the pharmacist in appealing the Board’s decision. On appeal, in response to a brief filed by The Heath Law Firm, the Department of Health (DOH) properly conceded that the order must be reversed, and the matter remanded for a new hearing, because the Board failed to properly notify the pharmacist of the hearing.

Click here to read more on this case from The Florida Law Weekly.

Mr. Indest is a well-known attorney specializing in health law. He represents primarily physicians, pharmacists, nurses, dentists, medical groups and small health facilities in Florida and throughout the U.S. He is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in the legal specialty of Health Law. His practice encompasses all aspects of health law, including malpractice defense, qui-tam or “whistle-blower” and false claims, defense of professional licensing cases, representation in investigations, defense in credentialing matters, Medicare and Medicaid audits, formation of corporations and limited liability companies (LLCs), Board of Medicine hearings, peer review actions, clinical privileges hearings, representation of medical students, and other matters of healthcare law and legal representation of healthcare professionals.
In 1999, Mr. Indest started The Health Law Firm, which now has offices in Central Florida and Colorado. A former Navy JAG Corps attorney, he has practiced law for more than 30 years.

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About The Health Law Firm

The Health Law Firm was established in 1999, bringing together a team of experienced attorneys with decades of work in the legal and healthcare fields. With offices in Central Florida and Colorado, the firm represents healthcare providers, including hospitals, nursing homes, physicians, dentists, mental health professionals and other licensed health professionals and entities. For more information about The Health Law Firm, visit
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