DOCTOR’S BLOG LANDS HIM IN TROUBLE
Ivy League-educated pediatrician Robert P. Lindeman sat on the stand in a Boston area court this month, defending himself in a malpractice suit involving the death of a 12-year-old patient, when the opposing counsel startled him with a question.
Was he Lindeman Flea?
It appears Dr. Lindeman authored a blog under the assumed name, Lindeman Flea. No problem there. Where the doctor got in trouble was writing in his blog about the proceedings of the medical negligence case against him. In his blog, Flea had ridiculed the plaintiff’s case and the plaintiff’s lawyer. He had revealed the defense strategy. He had accused members of the jury of dozing.
Read about this doctor’s arrogance and lack of sensitivity in this Boston Globe article.