Legal Question in Consumer Law in California

Hurt my toe went to ER. Doctor ask me how did I hurt my toe and before i could answer he called me lazy, verl load and rude where others could hear. Is that cause for suit?

Asked on 7/28/13, 12:00 pm

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Carl Starrett Law Offices of Carl H. Starrett II
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Answered on 7/28/13, 12:42 pm
Joel Selik
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Theoretically it could be defamation but that is not likely or is likely to meet with defenses. I do not see other causes of action working.

While we hate to suffer the rudeness of those we put our trust in, or anyone, and while we would like to think they would be professional, caring and kind. The best idea might be to complain to the hospital adminstration and file a complaint with the California Medical Board.

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Answered on 7/28/13, 1:58 pm
John Laurie Gertz and Laurie
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Answered on 8/03/13, 11:04 pm

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