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Insurer’s doctor could not be disciplined because he owed no duty of care to patient, court rules

A chiropractor who had been hired by an insurance company to provide an independent medical examination for an insurance case owed no duty of care to the patient, said an appeals court in Michigan December 3. The court reversed a disciplinary decision by the state chiropractic board placing the licensee on probation for negligence

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A chiropractor who had been hired by an insurance company to provide an independent medical examination for an insurance case owed no duty of care to the patient, said an appeals court in Michigan December 3. The court reversed a disciplinary decision by the state chiropractic board placing the licensee on probation for negligence

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