Q: I dated a chiropractor that is treating a woman who is suing me for personal injury, is this a conflict of interest?
The chiropractor knows me and knows the name of my business and yet went ahead and treated her and now is trying to get a crazy amount of money for treatment for life, when the emergency room said there was nothing wrong with her. I need to know if this is a conflict of interest?
A: This may raise an issue of credibility for the doctor if the case ever went to trial. The doctor may be subject to cross examination if he/she was brought in to trial to testify against you. It does not mean the person is not hurt per se, as injuries could manifest weeks after the accident.
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