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Why independent medical exams are a crock.

Eric Turkewitz writes a great blog on trial work entitled New York Injury Law Blog. He had a great post yesterday detailing the ugly underside of the “independent medical exam”[“IME”] that insurance lawyers often arrange in order to dispute the severity of the injuries claimed by plaintiffs in personal injury cases. Illinois law allows… Read More
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Cardiologist collects $2.4 million in New Jersey whistleblower case

Nicholas L. DePace MD, a prominent New Jersey cardiologist(pictured above) will receive $2.4 million dollars for his role in a whistleblower suit against Cooper Health Systems and Cooper University Hospital, located in Camden, New Jersey. After a lengthy investigation by the United States Department of Justice and the New Jersey Attorney General, Cooper agreed… Read More
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