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Medical Malpractice – Doctor- Patient Relationship – Consult (access required)

A circuit court grants the demurrer of a doctor to this med-mal suit based on plaintiff's failure to demonstrate that a doctor-patient relationship arose from defendant doctor having looked at "documents" on a consult for another physician. Plaintiff alleges that after contacting Patient First the previous day regarding complaints of memory loss, high blood pressure and ...