Index of Administrative Law Judge Proposed Decisions on Paramedic Licensure

 

The following index is a list of cases in which the Respondent requested a due process hearing before an Administrative Law Judge. The proposed decisions, issued by the judge after the conclusion of the hearing, and the adoption order from the Director of the EMS Authority are provided below as hyperlinks to .PDF documents.  The “Amended Decision” column contains links to those decisions in which the Authority did not adopt the proposed decision of the Administrative Law Judge. The Decision & Order link contains the final discipline that was imposed, and the reasons for the modified decision.

Copies of Accusations, Statements of Issues, and other documents may be found on the Central Registry of EMT’s and Paramedics. Simply search for and select the individual’s name to see if there is a history of discipline. Please note that not all individuals whose licenses have been disciplined are reflected on this index page; only those cases that proceeded to a hearing and had a proposed decision rendered are shown here. However, all individuals who have had their license disciplined, regardless of whether or not they requested a hearing, can be found by searching the Central Registry.

 

Excerpt from Healthy and Safety Code Section 1798.200  (C):

Any of the following actions shall be considered evidence of a threat to the public health and safety and may result in the denial, suspension, or revocation of a certificate or license issued under this division, or in the placement on probation of a certificate holder or licenseholder under this division:

(1) Fraud in the procurement of any certificate or license under this division.
(2) Gross negligence.
(3) Repeated negligent acts.
(4) Incompetence.
(5) The commission of any fraudulent, dishonest, or corrupt act that is substantially related to the qualifications, functions, and duties of prehospital personnel.
(6) Conviction of any crime which is substantially related to the qualifications, functions, and duties of prehospital personnel.
(7) Violating or attempting to violate directly or indirectly, or assisting in or abetting the violation of, or conspiring to violate, any provision of this division or the regulations adopted by the authority pertaining to prehospital personnel.
(8) Violating or attempting to violate any federal or state statute or regulation that regulates narcotics, dangerous drugs, or controlled substances.
(9) Addiction to, the excessive use of, or the misuse of, alcoholic beverages, narcotics, dangerous drugs, or controlled substances.
(10) Functioning outside the supervision of medical control in the field care system operating at the local level, except as authorized by any other license or certification.
(11) Demonstration of irrational behavior or occurrence of a physical disability to the extent that a reasonable and prudent person would have reasonable cause to believe that the ability to perform the duties normally expected may be impaired.
(12) Unprofessional conduct exhibited by any of the following: (A) The mistreatment or physical abuse of any patient resulting from force in excess of what a reasonable and prudent person trained and acting in a similar capacity while engaged in the performance of his or her duties would use if confronted with a similar circumstance. (B) The failure to maintain confidentiality of patient medical information, except as disclosure is otherwise permitted or required by law in Sections 56 to 56.6, inclusive, of the Civil Code. (C) The commission of any sexually related offense specified under Section 290 of the Penal Code.

 

Defendant Name

Regulation Section

Proposed Decision Case Number

Proposed Decision Modified or Rejected?

Director’s Decision

Adams, Joshua (c)(5) (c)(7) (c)(9)

09-0007

Aguilar, Matthew (c)(5)(c)(6)

10-0314

Anthony, Robert (c)(2) (c)(4) (c)(10) 14-0280
Archibald, Richard F. (c)(2) (c)(7) (c)(10)

12-0061

Yes

Decision & Order

Arellano, Oliver (c)(5) (c)(6)

09-0157

Armstrong, John A. (c)(5) (c)(12)(c)

09-0184

(c)(6) (c)(12)(c)

10-0203

Baker, Alexander (c)(6) (c)(7) (c)(10)

12-0307

Yes

Decision & Order

Barr, James D. (c)(7) (c)(10)

13-0304

Beckman, Justin B. (c)(9)

12-0001

(c)(6) (c)(9)

13-0006

Beedle, Bradford (c)(5) 15-0262
Benitez, Robert (c)(6) (c)(9)

10-0166

Beucher, Christopher (c)(6) (c)(9)

11-0242

Brasiel, James (c)(5) (c)(12)

15-0080

Buck, Christopher (c)(6) (c)(9)

08-0005

Burns, James (c)(6) (c)(9)

06-0095

Burruss, Brandon (c)(6) (c)(9)

10-0151

Candelaria, Lance (c)(6) (c)(9)

10-0134

Carter, Jeremy (c)(6) (c)(9)

05-0226

Caswell, Michele (c)(6) (c)(9)

13-0073

Churchill, Perry (c)(6)

06-0221

Clark, Edward (c)(6) (c)(9)

10-0265

Conley, James (c)(5)

15-0002

Conroy, Brian (c)(1) (c)(6) (c)(9) 15-0239
Cook, Ty (c)(8)

12-0040

Yes

Decision & Order

Craig, Robert (c)(9)

10-0267

Davis,Christopher (c)(6) (c)(9)

10-0066

Duhamell, Matthew (c)(2) (c)(4) (c)(5) (c)(7)    (c)(10) 15-0195
Erlikh, Eugene T. (c)(5) (c)(6) 16-0014
Farrell, David (c)(6) (c)(9)

10-0299

Ferrari, Nicholas (c)(2) (c)(4) (c)(7) (c)(10) 15-0124
Fields, Michael (c)(2) (c)(7) (c)(10)

12-0062

Yes

Decision & Order

Finstuen, Mark (c)(2) (c)(4) (c)(5) (c)(7)    (c)(10) 15-0194
Florence, Donald (c)(5) (c)(7) (c)(10)

09-0354

Freeman, Adam (c)(5) (c)(6)

10-0057

Yes

Decision & Order

Garcia, Robert (c)(12)(a)

05-0041

Gaona, Emilio (c)(9) 15-0024
Gonzalez, Ermilo (c)(6) (c)(9) 14-0168
Graham, Scot (c)(6)

07-0213

Yes

Decision & Order

Hardisty, John (c)(5)

08-0361

Henderson, Jennifer (c)(5) (c)(10)

07-0403

Yes

Decision & Order

Hiller, Dale R. (c)(6) (c)(9)

11-0078

Hiroshima, Kimberley (c)(6) (c)(9)

08-0183

Hogan, Ian (c)(6) (c)(9)

12-0169

Houle, Richard (c)(2) (c)(7) (c)(10)

07-0317

Howze, Jason R. (c)(6) (c)(9)     14-0206
Jimenez, Arturo (c)(6) (c)(9)

14-0318

Johnston, Zakary (c)(9)

06-0065

Kessler, Gabriel (c)(4) (c)(10) 15-0281
Krisman, Stephen (c)(5) (c)(6)

07-0247

Maddux, Brian (c)(1) (c)(5) (c)(6) (c)(9)

09-0008

Matamoros, Johnny (c)(6) (c)(9)

10-0262

McCabe, Andrew (c)(6) (c)(9)

10-0342

Meneley, Jennifer (c)(5) (c)(6)

08-0115

Yes

Decision & Order

Mitchell, Graham (c)(7) (c)(10)

07-0049

Moalem, Mark (c)(8) (c)(9)

14-0091

Narro, Salvador (c)(6) (c)(9) 16-0017
Nunez, Antonio (c)(6)

09-0091

Yes

Decision & Order

Oh, James (c)(6) 15-0018
Oki, Derek (c)(6) (c)(9) 14-0228
Ortega-Endahl, David (c)(5) (c)(6) (c)(9)

07-0261

Paaluhi, Mark (c)(6) (c)(9)

08-0269

Parsons, Jaime (c)(6) (c)(9)

14-0120

Peart, Sage (c)(6) (c)(9)

05-0314

Pino, Joshua (c)(6) (c)(9)

10-0043

Pintus, James R. (c)(6)

12-0172

Yes

Decision & Order

Ramos, Christopher (c)(6) (c)(9)

15-0013

Richards, Keith (c)(6) (c)(9) 16-0059
Rivera, Anthony (c)(7)

10-0344

Yes

Decision & Order

Roberts, Jack (c)(5) (c)(6) (c)(8) (c)(9) 14-0180
Rodriguez, Gerad (c)(6) (c)(8) (c)(9)

08-0014

Rose, Robert (c)(6) (c)(9)

10-0070

Rusling, John (c)(10)

10-0017

Schon, Synthea (c)(10)

13-0276

Seward, Ricky (c)(9) 15-0146
Silverstein, Joseph (c)(5) (c)(7)

08-0233

Yes

Decision & Order

Skaggs, Mickle (c)(6)

13-0216

Starling, Millard (c)(12)(a)

13-0408

Stillman, Thomas (c)(5) (c)(6) (c)(9) 15-0092
Strouse, Jonathan (c)(6) (c)(9) 14-0309
Tagliere, Peter M. (c)(12)

14-0133

(c)(2) (c)(4) 15-0216 Yes Decision & Order
Tanji, Shawn (c)(6) (c)(9)

07-0162

Thompson-Northey, Lynn (c)(7) (c)(10)

08-0200

Valdivia, Vincent (c)(6) (c)(9)

06-0098

Yes

Decision & Order

Valentine, Anthony (c)(4) (c)(10) 15-0280
Vasquez, Christian (c)(6) (c)(9)

09-0316

Vrmeer, Corey A. (c)(5) (c)(6) 16-0089
Wells, Vincent (c)(6) (c)(9)

09-0287

Wood, Jesse (c)(1) (c)(9) 15-0191
Young, Patrick (c)(6) (c)(9)

12-0279