malpractice

  1. What new medical paperwork might REALLY mean for you [A closer look]

    You doctor may not have changed.

    His office may be in the same place.

    You might have the same struggles with parking… the same old magazines in the waiting room… and the same reception staff waiting to greet you.

    But next time you walk in, they could hit you with something VERY different.

    They may call it a “new form” or “just a new policy.” Some may even make you watch a snoozy video about a bunch of legal stuff.

    Don’t gloss over that paper. Don’t fall asleep during that video, either… even if it was scientifically crafted to make you tune out.

    And whatever you do, DON’T sign on the dotted line – because if you put your name on that page, you might NEVER get it back!

    A plot to STEAL a basic right from you

    After nearly a year of endless shutdowns and lockdowns… EVERYONE is struggling right now.

    That includes DOCTORS… because patients are postponing, well, EVERYTHING.

    Bloomberg reports that over the past year, medical office revenues have PLUNGED by an average of a third.

    And the news agency says that’s allowed big-money private equity firms to SWOOP IN and BUY UP practices left and right – turning once-independent doctors’ offices into their latest McMedical clinic.

    Even if the clinic LOOKS largely the same… the key difference could come when you show up one day, and they ask you to sign a new form…

    One that SURRENDERS your basic right to go to court, should anything go wrong during your care.

    These huge firms are no doubt worried that a single case with a MASSIVE jury award could bring down their entire house of cards.

    So, they’re pushing “binding arbitration.

    That’ll lead to LOWER legal feesSMALLER settlements… and usually TOTAL privacy, with secret settlements.

    That way, there’s NO negative press… and you can’t even complain on Yelp!

    Don’t get me wrong here -- lotsa jury awards are WAY, WAY, WAY outta control.

    Who can forget that $3 million McDrive-Thru coffee case?!

    But this push into corporate medicine… ENFORCED by binding arbitration… is STEALING your basic American rights.

    And at literally EVERY age group.

    In one horrific case, a stillborn baby’s death was blamed on malpractice

    But mom, dad and even the unborn baby had all WAIVED their legal rights during an earlier, happier visit.

    So, it went to arbitration instead of medical malpractice court.

    That’s just ONE example of a cradle-to-the-grave DESTRUCTION of your rights – but I’m not here to get political on you.

    I’m here with what it means for your health… your safety… your care… and your treatment.

    We all love our doctors. That’s why we stick with ’em.

    But no matter how FOND you are of yours… THINK TWICE before signing ANY of these agreements.

    Maybe you can’t imagine EVER needing to sue your doc for malpractice… but stuff happens.

    And if not with the doc himself… then maybe with someone ELSE on the staff, who’d be protected by these blanket agreements, too.

    Here’s my advice…

    NEVER sign these things on the spot. Tell ’em you want time to think about it.

    Take it home. Read it over. Speak to your family.

    If you ever DO sign of these agreements… or if you already have… they’re NOT ALWAYS legally enforceable.

    Patients don’t always know that… so they go into the arbitration.

    But now that YOU know this dirty secret, you can talk to your OWN lawyer -- instead of being STRONG-ARMED by their corporate attorneys.

    In Your Corner,

    Dr. Allan Spreen

    P.S. Last year, I shared with you how the mainstream medical industry has been COVERING for docs who shouldn’t be in business… yet are STILL practicing under the radar while SKIRTING discipline. Missed my email? Read all about it right here.

  2. Spot a doc who’s NOTHING but trouble… from miles away!

    I swear, you can’t even turn your darned back for a SECOND in this business.

    Because the moment you do…

    The moment you let your guard down…

    The moment you think nothing could possibly go wrong now…

    That’s EXACTLY when they stick it to ya!

    A staggering new report shows how the mainstream medical industry has been PROTECTING itself… by EXPLOITING this year of “crisis.”

    Right when we NEED doctors to be at their absolute level BEST… actions that help ensure they behave have been CUT BACK!

    Fortunately, there are steps you can take to ensure you or your loved ones are NEVER victimized by malpractice.

    How they’re HIDING docs who shouldn’t be in business

    Hey, I get it. We’re in crisis mode.

    All hands on deck!

    But you want those hands to be COMPETENT at the very least…

    And that might not be what you get, as the new report shows disciplinary actions against docs have DROPPED dramatically this year, including the most important action of all…

    The “emergency” action against a license.

    That’s when a doc does something so egregious… often something dangerous, or wildly unethical… that the medical boards decide to DITCH THE usual years-long review process and take fast action instead.

    When compared to the same time period last year:

    • Emergency license suspensions/restrictions dropped 85% in April alone
    • Emergency actions against doctors were down 59% from April through June

    This ISN’T because docs are magically on their best behavior.

    And it’s not because the BAD ones are finally gone… and only GOOD ones are left.

    These nincompoops are still out there. But they’re NOT getting their licenses yanked.

    Now, before I go any further, let me be clear about something…

    The VAST majority of docs are good, honest, decent people who work hard and – despite the reputation – aren’t exactly raking in the big bucks.

    And pity the young ones: They leave medical school with a stethoscope, a pat on the back, and close to $250,000 in debt.

    This is NOT about them.

    But this is a nation with 950,000 doctors. That’s more than the populations of Alaska, Wyoming, Vermont, and both Dakotas.

    And they’re not ALL good eggs.

    Here’s what you can do for now.

    Before any appointment… especially with a doctor you’re not familiar with… hit Google and type on “Doc Info.”

    It should take you to a website that lets you type in your state and any doctor’s name to see what, if any, disciplinary actions are on record.

    It’s not perfect, because it won’t let you see what’s pending or awaiting action or anything like that.

    But bear in mind that MOST bad docs don’t lose their license all of a sudden… but usually have some kinda rap sheet leading up to it.

    And THAT part of the paper trail might already be in place.

    Checking it out online could give you an inkling of what’s REALLY going on behind the scenes… so you can make the BEST possible choice about who’s entrusted with your medical care.

    In Your Corner,

    Dr. Allan Spreen

    P.S. Docs aren’t the only ways getting away with you-know-what these days. Click here to find out about the FDA cover-up that’s sweeping drug research misconduct under the rug.

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