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Disability Insurance Doctors Must Exercise Reasonable Care

In Arizona, although a formal doctor-patient relationship does not exist between an Independent Medical Examination (IME) doctor and a disability claimant, the IME doctor may still be liable if he fails to exercise reasonable care while administering the IME.  Ritchie v. … Continue reading

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Medical Schools Address Needs of Disabled Patients

“I’ve never felt so visible and invisible at the same time,” commented one University of Pennsylvania Medical School student after completing an assignment that required the student to be put in and use a wheelchair for a day.  The goal … Continue reading

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