About Jeff Howell

Jeff Howell has represented the interests of health care providers for over 22 years as a licensed Florida attorney, lobbyist, and advocate for health care professionals and executives.  He is a partner in the Tallahassee law firm of JEFFREY S. HOWELL, P.A., Attorneys at Law.  Howell’s background includes: 1989-1990  Staff Counsel, Senate Committee on Health […]

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Emergency Suspension Orders from DOH or AHCA: Testing Positive and What to Do About It!

In a typical case, a nurse or other licensed health care professional tests positive for a controlled substance and the Employer alerts either AHCA or DOH.  Usually, it happens as a result of either (1) a pre-employment drug screen or (2) a random drug test done by the Employer. When the results come back positive, […]

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Court Says If you Signed It Then You are Presumed to Have Read It!

Spring Lake, LLC v. Tony Holloway, Florida Second District Court of Appeal, February 1, 2013. Spring Lake operates a rehabilitation center.  This case arose from a wrongful death action involving Jessie V. Holloway, who was a 92 year old resident at the rehabilitation center.  She was in the Spring Lake Rehabilitation Center from August 20, […]

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