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I had an accidental overdose and went to hospital. They said they will put a six month suspension on my license. I rang the RMS and they say it was twelve months suspension. Because the fault was determined they have reduced the suspension to six months. I don't agree with this decision. I need my license for work. I have my own business as well as working full time as a bricky. What can i do to get this decision overturned. Regards Jeremy

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you discussed the suspension with your HR staff? Or with a lawyer?

No

Lawyer's Assistant: Is your employee "at will?" Does the employee belong to a union?

No

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

I didn't tell the hospital what tablets i took. So I'm in the shit now.

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is the suspension related to your drives licence ?

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