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New rules needed for partisan doctors | Patrick Brown

Tuesday, April 03, 2018 @ 8:37 AM | By Patrick Brown

“First, do no harm,” one of the many promises within the Hippocratic Oath that is taken by medical students prior to beginning their practice. They are entrusted with a duty to use their knowledge and expertise to heal and protect injured and sick individuals.

In personal injury cases, doctors are constantly consulted to provide opinions as to the extent of a person’s injuries. They are required to provide opinions within their area of expertise that are fair, objective and non-partisan, and they are required to sign...