Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Fraud from inside and outside the courtroom - at adjustercom.net
Another pre-trial date has been set for Sim Hoffman, M.D., who has been under prosecution by the Orange County District Attorney’s office for workers’ compensation fraud since May of 2011. The next pre-trial date was set on Friday, August 7th to August 28th 2020.
All previous dates which were set for trial have been cancelled. A new trial date is now supposed to be set at the next hearing on August 28th 2020.
Defense attorney, Bill Fleming, expressed that he needs a continuance. He and his co-counsel, Richard Moss, have been maneuvering continuances on this case now for nearly a decade. They have filed and argued demurrers and 995 motions in abundance. It feels from the dilatory progress of this case which seems to be moving forward at less than a snail’s pace, that Dr. Hoffman and others involved in and following this case may reach their demises before Hoffman gets to trial. He is now 68 years of age.
Sim Hoffman is charged with egregious over-billing for services never rendered. He charged for single-fiber EMGs which are never performed on workers’ compensation claimants and are even especially rare for general patients.
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