Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Consulting For Profit And Discipline

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court approved a consent three-year suspension of an attorney convicted of making a materially false statement to the federal government. The statements (five in total) were in reports filed with the National Library of Medicine and falsely asserted that he did not receive income from an outside consulting business. In fact, he had received over &165,000 in outside income. His outside business was called Medico-Legal-Forensic Services.

 He also admitted that he had made several misstatements of fact in a deposition in a matter in which he served as a consultant and expert witnesss. the misstatements related to his employment with NIH and NIH's knowledge and approval of his consulting business. (Mike Frisch)

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