Closure | 6

Closure | 6

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Michelle Shughart has her work cut out for her, since no doctor has ever been prosecuted for crimes committed while practicing medicine. His patient’s lives would never be the same, but what would what would be the fate of Dr. Duntsch? The people in Dallas struggle to understand what drove him to do such horrible things. And what happens if the system faces another “Dr. Death.” 

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Comments (30)

Tina Tova

Ahh Texas! I got screwed myself by medical care in Tyler! A spine hospital that herds people in like cattle ! Charles R. Gordon MD made up a fake procedure and nothing was fixed but I was charged for a microdiscectomy! His PR lady "Facebook page monitor" actually called me because I left a bad review and tried to expose him on social media,only to be told "Don't you EVER post negative feedback about Dr Gordon! I attempted to go the legal recourse on this one , only to be told it'll never happen in Texas!

Apr 7th
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spooky_jim

Tina Tova yikes

Apr 25th
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Susan Petersen-Harbert

1 qwq

Feb 2nd
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Ebeth K

I can't remember who said it but they said lawyers do not take malpractice suits. We have a law firm here that is huge and they had commercials stating they would take any malpractice suit, no matter how big or small. I called them because a hospital misdiagnosed my mom and ended up costing her her life. They said that wasn't true and they couldn't take the case. A friend of mine was a lawyer for another hospital and said malpractice suits are not worth it. The hospitals always have more money. He didn't last there long but it just made me so mad that they wouldn't even hear our case.

Dec 4th
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Sifu Natalie Kravetz

Here's the thing - if they fired him, that's one lawsuit. If he injures and/or kills people, that's multiple lawsuits. So, they put the professional life of a psychopath above even their own financial well being. If this isn't the absolute pinnacle of white male privilege, I don't know what is.

Nov 1st
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raspberrysleuth

Sifu Natalie Kravetz For real this guy got away with too much stuff for too long. I imagine if he was any other color or gender they would have filed a official complaint at the first hospital in a heartbeat

May 15th
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lizzyb

Sifu Natalie Kravetz There is another Dr. that got away with fraud and killed people for years with a bogus medical invention. He was an indian man. Maybe you should try using male privilege if you are going to stereotype. I think at first they were giving him the benefit of the doubt. It is easy to put the strings together after we have heard everything....

Nov 9th
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Alex Brablec

Such a crazy , bizarre ordeal. Head scratching that it went on for so long.

Oct 31st
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Alex Kerkstra

dallas medical center still hired unsafe doctors afterwards. I worked with them. we filed numerous times to get them looked into and nothing happened even after she had been fired from literally all the other hospitals in the metroplex. thank God the labor and delivery closed or she would still be here practicing.

Oct 25th
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Alex Kerkstra

Carrolleigh Cecile yep in Colorado and oklahoma

Nov 9th
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Carrolleigh Cecile

Alex Kerkstra just means she is probably practicing somewhere else. it's all so disturbing

Nov 2nd
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Adam Gelatt

fuck rick perry

Oct 23rd
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Rosemary D'Agostino Ketring

Adam Gelatt in all honesty , there are several trivial suits in medicine and there should be a cap , however , with that being said , there should be exceptions such as cases with malice , such as this one

Jan 1st
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Daniel Goode

to l

Oct 22nd
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Juan C. Rodríguez V.

creepy & really good

Oct 9th
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Caoimhe Nic Aodha

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Oct 2nd
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Caoimhe Nic Aodha

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Oct 2nd
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Brisaidy Soria

Dirty John

Oct 2nd
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Julianne Davis

Loved the podcast. My only complaint is that the commercials scattered throughout each episode are very obnoxious and take away from the story. Otherwise, great worK!

Sep 26th
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Paul McNally

Julianne Davis you can skip them with castbox

Oct 29th
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Joshua

Julianne Davis You need to try out Wondery+😂

Sep 28th
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Dan Carr

my

Sep 26th
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Patrick McIntosh

Lol they try to scare us.. My moms a head nurse at UCSF this shit will never happen again, and only happened because this dudes school gave him a free pass for his contributions to their stem cell research

Sep 25th
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Rosemary D'Agostino Ketring

Patrick McIntosh this shit flies more often than anyone realizes. this occured over the past 7 years not decades and decades ago. he is a narcissistic psychopath which is what propelled him , nothing else . it was never mentioned that he was reported to the chief of NS at the university that he was abusing drugs, sidestepped a drug test and was never mentioned to future employers.. reason .. everyone is concerned they will be sued for defamation of character. No disrespect to your mom and her position at USF , but as a nurse for 32 yrs , I have seen it , I have seen the side stepping ..

Jan 1st
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Eve Lloyd

Fantastic series!

Sep 25th
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MrSLY DS

He should never get his license back..spend the rest of your life behind bars. Seems like he doesn't care about anyone but himself.

Sep 25th
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Ben Blair

You stated the hospital didn't refer the physician's license because they were afraid of being sued yet you blame frivolous lawsuit reform for this physician being able to continue to practice. seems counterintuitive to me.

Sep 25th
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Brendan Lee

Ben Blair two very different kinds of lawsuits. defamation suits don't have a cap like that nonsense tort reform in favor of the doctors. Apple's to Orange's comparison there.

Sep 25th
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Tanja Zoellner

Ben Blair that's exactly what I was thinking! I hate when they try to insert their political beliefs on these podcasts.

Sep 25th
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