Parked outside the emergency room…

by Walter Olson on May 18, 2004

…and in the physician-only parking area, no less, this lawyer’s van seen at Brooklyn’s Maimonides Medical Center. (Pics #1 and #2 at EMedConcepts, May 6) (via Gross Anatomy). We wonder about that hydrant in pic #1, too. More: a reader directs our attention to the website maintained by the van’s owner, the Law Office of John Dearie & Associates, which includes a page on the “mobile law office” and a reprint of a Dec. 26, 2001 New York Times article about it. Further: welcome Fark visitors (see May 20); and one observer speculates that the lawyer might have scheduled a deposition at the hospital, a theory about which we are skeptical (see Yclipse, May 18, with comment from me); see also Chris Rangel, May 19. More: Jan. 21, 2005 (TV show adapts idea), Jun. 5, 2005 (law firm’s side of story).

{ 4 comments }

1 Right Side of the Rainbow 05.18.04 at 9:32 pm

When the ambulance chaser arrives, where does he park?

Overlawyered has pictures of a ‘mobile law office,’ parked in physician-only parking, in front of a fire hydrant, outside of a hospital’s emergency room: While this is the sort of shameless stuff that induces me and other healthcare profess…

2 Loffelmacher.com 05.19.04 at 11:14 am

The Gall

3 Edblog 05.21.04 at 12:04 pm

Quick! To the Lawyermobile!

Dear sweet jesus this is wrong.

4 synine 01.23.05 at 3:53 am

Art Imitates Reality

Mobile Lawyer and “ER” the TV show | EMedConcepts | 1.20.05 ER: Season 11, Episode 177861, 1/20/2005 It turns out that the post on the Mobile Lawyer who showed up at our hospital and ER last spring caught some notice…

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