Tag: independent medical exam

February 17, 2016

Dr. Griffin’s grievance is dismissed, her attempt to suppress blog post asking if she committed perjury is rejected I recently asked: Will the First Amendment lose out when an IME doctor – who also happens to sit on the Attorney Discipline Board – files a grievance to suppress a blog post of her testimony under …

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January 25, 2016

IME doctor files grievance to suppress blog post and punish attorney for disclosing her conduct Update: To see the latest on this story, read my February 17 blog post, “Attorney’s blog constitutes protected free speech under state and federal constitutions.” As you will see below, Dr. Rosalind Griffin wants to take away my license to …

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November 13, 2014

How many thousands of innocent and seriously hurt people lose everything because of so-called “independent medical exams,” such as this example by Michigan psychiatrist Dr. Rosalind Griffin? Update: To see the latest on this story, read my February 17 blog post, “Attorney’s blog constitutes protected free speech under state and federal constitutions” and my Jan. …

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November 12, 2014

Top 9 dirty tactics insurance company doctors use during so-called independent medical exams, or IMEs Do you know what a “hatchet job” is? It’s when one person sets out to hurt another person by writing something scathing, malicious, biased and unjustified.  It’s also a way that insurance companies save millions in states like Michigan, by …

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September 9, 2014

Here are 3 strategies that Michigan auto accident attorneys can use  to protect clients when adjusters use biased IME doctors to deny claims I’ve been writing recently about some of the more rampant and egregious examples I see of insurance companies using notorious and clearly biased doctors to cut-off No Fault benefits to people who often …

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August 13, 2014

Auto insurance companies shatter lives, cause enormous hardship and rake in profits by using IME doctors to cut off benefits and increase claim denials On Monday, I wrote about one particularly notorious IME doctor in Michigan, Dr. Manfred Greiffenstein, after a federal judge recently issued a blistering assessment of him, calling Dr. Greiffenstein “a very …

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November 19, 2013

Federal RICO ruling, Jackson v. Sedgwick Claims Management Services, likely to shield No Fault ‘cut off’ IME doctors from RICO liability for savaging auto accident victims in their reports – a double standard favoring big insurers over people No one really knows just how bad and how crooked many of the IME doctors are that …

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November 15, 2011

Steve is quoted on “independent” medical examiners (IMEs) making vast amounts while finding “nothing wrong” with seriously injured accident victims, and the auto insurance companies’ push for No-Fault “reform” Last week, I was quoted in an in-depth story in DBusiness magazine on insurance fraud and abuse in Michigan. The story delves into the insurance company …

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December 29, 2010

Reader shares story about being told nothing is wrong – despite serious spinal injury from truck accident – and having his No-Fault benefits stopped I recently received yet another comment from a reader who has been mistreated by his auto insurance company following a truck accident. As an attorney who deals with auto insurance companies …

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