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Frequently Asked Questions

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Can a Forensic Medical Legal Review of Records be done without performing an Independent Medical Examination (IME)?

Yes. An in-depth analysis of the medical records and radiologic studies can be done addressing all of the medical legal issues of your case. Dr. Graboff will prepare a detailed written report of his opinions and the facts on which those opinions are based.

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What is the turn-around time to produce written reports?

Dr. Graboff uses an all digital dictation/transcription system with report turn-around as fast as 24 hours. There is no additional fees for rush requests, and the reports can be e-mailed, faxed, and sent via U.S Mail.

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Can an Independent Medical Exam (IME) be scheduled on short notice?

Yes. The office schedule is flexible and designed to accommodate IME’s needed on short notice, usually within 3 days.

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As an Orthopedic Expert Medical Witness, is Dr. Graboff paid to testify?

No. The Doctor is paid for his time working on the case and his time providing expert testimony. He does not accept liens and payment is not contingent upon the outcome of the case.

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Will Dr. Graboff testify on behalf of the plaintiff in a Medical Malpractice case?

Yes, however, he will first determine if the case is meritorious before he will be retained as the medical expert witness.

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Can an Independent Medical Exam (IME) be done before the medical records are received by the Doctor?

Yes. The exam can be completed and an IME report will be generated. Once he receives the records a Forensic Medical Legal Record Review will be done and a separate report will be prepared.

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