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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 98-1543



Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Barbara Lynn Block, DPM, before the State Board of Podiatry; Doc. No. 0041-44-98; File No. 97-44-03029

[28 Pa.B. 4768]

   By order of the State Board of Podiatry, pursuant to 1 Pa. Code § 33.31, 231 Pa. Code § 43, and Rule 430, Pa.R.C.P., Barbara Lynn Block, DPM, is hereby given notice as follows:

   On January 22, 1998, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs, instituted against you, with respect to your license to practice podiatry, a formal administrative disciplinary action before the State Board of Podiatry upon the filing and issuance of an order to show cause alleging that you have violated certain provisions of the Podiatry Practice Act. A copy of the order to show cause at Docket No. 0041-44-98 is on file with and available through the prothonotary at the address indicated below. Read this document carefully. You may lose licenses, certificates, registrations or permits which may be important to your practice of your profession, trade or occupation. Also you may be subject to the levying of civil penalties of up to $1,000.00 per violation.

   If you wish to defend against the allegations in this order to show cause, or to present evidence on your behalf in mitigation of any penalties which may be imposed upon you or your license, certification, registration, permit or other authorization to practice your profession, the procedures for doing so are set forth in the order to show cause. All proceedings are conducted in accordance with the Administrative Agency Law and the General Rules of Administrative Practice and Procedure. You have the right to be represented by an attorney in this matter. Although you may represent yourself, you are advised to seek the advise of an attorney. If you do not have an attorney or cannot afford one, contact the office set forth below to find out where you can get legal help.

Lawyer Referral Service
2 Liberty Avenue
Carlisle, PA 17013

   You are directed to respond by filing an answer in writing within thirty (30) days of the date of the publication of this notice. An original and two copies must be submitted. Also, you must send a separate copy of the answer, and any other pleadings or documents, to the prosecuting attorney named in this document. If you do not file an answer, disciplinary action may be taken against you without a hearing.

   Answers and any other pleadings should be filed with and questions and any other inquiries should be directed to:

Deanna S. Walton, Prothonotary
Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs
124 Pine Street, Suite 200
Harrisburg, PA 17101


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 98-1543. Filed for public inspection September 18, 1998, 9:00 a.m.]

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