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Disciplinary Action Detail

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Disciplinary Date: 07/08/21
PT/PTA Name: Christopher Dotson, PT
Violated Law: W. Va. Code § 30-20-8(a)(3), W. Va. Code § 30-1-8(e)(1)
Violation: ON JUNE 30, 2021, LAW ENFORECMENT WAS DISPATCHED TO A HOME IN WEBSTER SPRINGS, WV, WHEREIN DOTSON ALLEGEDLY POURED KEROSENE OR LAMP OIL ON HIS MOTHER AND ANOTHER INDIVIDUAL. UPON ARRIVAL, LAW ENFORCMENT OBSERVED THAT DOTSON STILL HAD THE CONTAINER WITH THE LIQUID INSIDE AND A PAPER WICK IN THE SPOUT OF THE CONTAINER. DOTSON STILL HAD A LIGHTER IN HIS HAND. THE VICTIMS TOLD LAW ENFORCEMENT THAT DOTSON HAD INDEED POURED KEROSENE OR LAMP OIL ON THEM AND THROUGH THE HOUSE AND HAD ATTEMPTED TO LIGHT IT ON FIRE.

BECAUSE OF THE HORRIFIC CRIMINAL NATURE OF THE UNDERLYING ALLEGATIONS AND BECAUSE DOTSON'S ABILITY TO PROVIDE PHYSICAL THERAPY SERVICES TO PATIENTS, THE BOARD HEREBY CONCLUDES THAT DOTSON'S CONTINUATION IN THE PRACTICE OF PHYSICAL THERAPY CONSTITUTES AN IMMEDIATE DANGER TO THE PUBLIC.
Penalty: DOTSON'S LICENSE TO PRACTICE PHYSICAL THERAPY IS HEREBY SUSPENDED PENDING RESOLUTION OF DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS INITIATED BY THE BOARD AGAINST HIS LICENSE. DOTSON IS DIRECTED TO SURRENDER HIS LICENSE TO THE BOARD IMMEDIATELY.
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