A psychiatrist documented false and inaccurate information that is/will affect my custody case. He documented that there was an opiate addiction and period of alcohol addiction. There was never an opiate addiction nor stated by me. Furthermore, the Dr. documented that I started an anti-alcoholism drug a year after I stopped drinking just to please my ex-husband and aid in a custody case?? Pharmacy records are reflective of true and correct pick up dates. He documented that I moved into a women's shelter when moving into this county. False and lease is reflective. Made insinuations that I was drug seeking, yet documented that I was requesting to be taken off it?? I did request to be taken off and shortly after discontinued Xanax under med. supervision despite him "pushing" it. Case?
Unless you could clearly prove that this information was patently false you would have a hard time getting to first base.
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I'm afraid it would be hard to pursue such a claim. But you could consult with a medical malpractice attorney to fully review your case.
You can try to ask the doctor to correct his records, but it is unlikely he will do so.
I think there are numerous problems with pursuing the case from causation to damages. Context is important also - that is why was the doctor examining you?
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