I am a physician healthcare consultant. I provided medical review services a couple of years ago that resulted in a recommendation to the self-insured employer to uphold a denial of an untrasound ablation of a uterine fibroid.I have been subpoened to produce documents. My thinking at this time is as follows:- Notify my professional libility carrier (business) of the subpoena, though as of yet it is not a claims against me.- Advise the employer of the document I intend to turn over to the plaintiff and defendence lawyers so the employer will have an opportunity to object. (I don't think it will.)I have a sense of these things, but, as they say, I am not a lawyer. Do you concur with the above? Also, how is the best way to try to get compensated for my time? Your insights are appreciated.Jim
State/Country relating to question: Missouri
Gathered and review documents
Thank you for the post, I am happy to assist you by answering your questions. yes, I concur with your approach. You should allow the employer at least one week to reply with an objection to the release of the documents sought by plaintiff's counsel, and should require that are prerequisite of your continued participation that the plaintiff's counsel agree upon the terms of compensation as you will likely have opportunity costs associated with complying with the production requests (i.e. you could use that time for income earning activities). Please let me know if you have any follow up questions Jim.
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