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Author Archives: Jay Butchko


Dentists’ Licenses Suspended For Alcohol Intoxication, Unsanitary Conditions

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Licensed professionals, particularly those in the medical field, must meet a lot of standards. After all, they deal with the health of patients, so a wrong move could put their lives at risk. This is true even in the dentistry field. An unethical dentist could cause significant pain and damage to a patient’s mouth…. Read More »


Most Borrowers Prefer Ethical Mortgage Lenders

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Most people have to use mortgage lenders when buying a home. After all, real estate is so expensive. The average cost of a home in Florida is roughly $377,000. Of course, many homes cost much more. So as you can imagine, it’s hard to come up with so much cash in one go. That’s… Read More »


Ethics Of Artificial Intelligence In Veterinary Field

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Technology is becoming more advanced all the time. Artificial intelligence has been more and more common in recent years, with autonomous vehicles and the advent of ChatGPT. Use of artificial intelligence is growing in the health and medicine fields. It is often used in veterinary medicine, but is it ethical? Is it putting the… Read More »


The Ethics Of Trash Talking In Real Estate

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Whether in your job or personal life, you should always aim to be the bigger person. Life’s unfair. Negative things happen. It can be hard to take the high road though. While it’s OK to vent to others, gossiping or saying untrue (and harmful) things about others is never a good look. And in… Read More »


Nurse Licensing Scheme In Florida Results In Fraud Charges

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

 When a person wants to become a licensed nurse in Florida, they have to follow certain procedures, such as submit an application and pay a fee. This requires the proper education as well, such as a bachelor’s degree in nursing. There are no shortcuts to licensure. However, a recent scheme in Florida defrauded aspiring… Read More »


Dental Anesthesiologist Faces License Loss After Patient’s Death

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Many of us desire gorgeous teeth. Sometimes we need the help of cosmetic dentistry to make our dreams of a beautiful smile come true. Veneers are a common choice for good-looking teeth. Many celebrities opt for this choice. We often don’t think much of undergoing a dental procedure. Even when we get put under… Read More »


Ethical Thinking For Students, Engineers, And Other Professions

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Schools need to be teaching children more than just reading, writing, and arithmetic. While these three skills are no doubt useful in everyday adult life, there’s a lot more that school kids need to know to succeed in today’s society and make the world a better place. One of these things is ethics. Teachers… Read More »


Physical Therapist Released From Jail After Possessing Child Porn

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Physical therapists help people improve mobility and relieve pain. They have to touch various body parts to help with this. As such, it can be frustrating to hear that a physical therapist possesses sexually explicit images of children. This is what happened to a physical therapist in Ohio. The 39-year-old man was charged with… Read More »


Ethical Concerns Over Snap-On Veneers

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Most people want to look their best and that often means sporting a gorgeous smile. However, dental care and cosmetic procedures are not cheap. Improving the look of one’s teeth could cost thousands of dollars — perhaps even tens of thousands of dollars, depending on the condition of the teeth, Because of this, customers… Read More »


Inducing Heat Stroke In Animals: Ethical Issue For Veterinarians

By David P. Rankin, P.A. |

Many farmers are dealing with rapidly spreading diseases affecting their chickens and pigs. When bird flu, swine flu, and other diseases threaten a large population of farm animals, what is the proper action to take? Many farmers have been engaging in depopulation, or the rapid destruction of animals due to urgent circumstances. One thing… Read More »