Cass City, MI asked in Federal Crimes and Medical Malpractice for Michigan

Q: Is it a crime for an ER doctor to document that an examination was normal when no exam was done, Dr. ddn't touch pt.

Exam, if done, would have been abnormal. Acute herniated disc with nerve compression symptoms.

1 Lawyer Answer

Peter N. Munsing

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  • Wyomissing, PA

A: A violation of medical regulations but unlikely to be a crime. If there is one it would be for the insurance that paid for an exam to raise a fraudulent billing. If your disc was caused by an injury get a free consult from a member of the Michigan Assn for Justice.

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