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My doctor told me he couldn't release me to return to work but told my job I could. Is that considered malpractice?

1 Answers. Asked on Jul 03rd, 2017 on Medical Malpractice - Florida
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I was in a car accident. I went to the doctor to get a release to return to work. He told me he couldn't release me, but he told my place of employment I could return. I recieved a letter in the mail letting me know I was no longer employed there.
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Answered on Jul 05th, 2017 at 4:52 AM

How so? He told your employer you could return to work and presumably you wereincontact with them in that regard. What is written in medical recods and documents will control over "someone told me different" type claims. You need to contact your employer and find out what happened. 

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