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flvegan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-30-09 10:40 AM
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148. "...the doctor's lawyer revealed"
I'm not saying he's lying, just doing his job of pointing out issues his client may have had through no perceived fault of his own.
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  -Doctor tried to find working phone for 30 minutes while Michael Jackson was dying, lawyer says undeterred  Jun-29-09 08:04 PM   #0 
  - this "doctor" sounds like an epic fail  Skittles   Jun-29-09 08:05 PM   #1 
  - I Dunno...  RobinA   Jun-29-09 08:14 PM   #20 
  - you should know the address, have it on hand  Skittles   Jun-29-09 08:16 PM   #22 
  - Well if you're a frickin' cardiologist  undeterred   Jun-29-09 08:18 PM   #24 
  - The phone is a small issue - he should have had staff deal with that while he did CPR on the FLOOR!  lindisfarne   Jun-29-09 08:56 PM   #45 
     - you mean bed n/t  adamuu   Jun-30-09 06:53 AM   #124 
        - I think lindisfarne is saying it should have been done on the floor  TorchTheWitch   Jun-30-09 09:59 AM   #132 
        - A bed will give way when doing compressions.  siligut   Jun-30-09 11:00 AM   #151 
  - Right, and those two situations are completely the same  moggie   Jun-30-09 11:34 AM   #153 
  - Well cell phones have GPS positioning anyway.  napoleon_in_rags   Jun-29-09 08:43 PM   #40 
  - that was my first thought  sunnybrook   Jun-29-09 10:51 PM   #91 
  - Your Neighbors Let You Take Care Of Their Homes When They're On Vacation ???  WillyT   Jun-29-09 09:43 PM   #61 
  - WTF?  JuniperLea   Jun-29-09 08:05 PM   #2 
  - The article says he had his cell phone  undeterred   Jun-29-09 08:07 PM   #3 
  - Hell, in this town all he had to do is say "I'm somewhere in Holmby Hills at  kestrel91316   Jun-29-09 08:09 PM   #9 
  - All he had to say he was at the house Jackson was renting  TorchTheWitch   Jun-29-09 08:51 PM   #42 
  - If he knew the street, the paramedics could have started rolling  JPZenger   Jun-30-09 10:35 AM   #142 
  - I agree  Nikia   Jun-29-09 08:37 PM   #34 
  - How did he know how to get to drive his car to Jackson's house if the didn't know the address?  Freddie Stubbs   Jun-29-09 10:17 PM   #74 
  - Yep...  JuniperLea   Jun-30-09 10:35 AM   #143 
  - I agree, this makes no sense whatsoever. Even if he really  liberalhistorian   Jun-29-09 08:08 PM   #6 
  - Yep...  JuniperLea   Jun-30-09 10:37 AM   #145 
  - cell phone service won't provide the address to 911 dispatchers....  mike_c   Jun-29-09 08:12 PM   #13 
     - It does where I live  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-29-09 08:27 PM   #30 
     - interesting-- it's one of the arguments folks here use for keeping a land line....  mike_c   Jun-29-09 08:35 PM   #32 
        - And I can't tell you if it works that way from my house  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-29-09 09:24 PM   #55 
        - Here:  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jun-29-09 09:34 PM   #57 
           - thanks-- so as I read that, one should NEVER assume that cell 911 calls...  mike_c   Jun-29-09 09:47 PM   #62 
     - The guy's a freakin' cardiologist. He's not even a GP etc. It's his JOB to "react like a champ"  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jun-29-09 08:37 PM   #35 
     - that may very well be true....  mike_c   Jun-29-09 08:41 PM   #38 
     - The fact that the guy kind of made himself scarce in the immediate period of Jackson going to the  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jun-29-09 09:17 PM   #54 
     - I think you have a great sense of smell!  sunnybrook   Jun-29-09 10:57 PM   #95 
     - I caught a whiff of that myself...  JuniperLea   Jun-30-09 10:34 AM   #140 
     - The Difference Being  RobinA   Jun-30-09 10:40 AM   #147 
     - Yes it does  JuniperLea   Jun-30-09 10:31 AM   #138 
     - Thank You!  RobinA   Jun-30-09 10:35 AM   #141 
  - I would take the good doctor's story with a grain of salt. Whatever he's selling, I ain't buyin'.  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jun-29-09 08:07 PM   #4 
  - CPR on the bed, no narcan, didn't even try the cell  dana_b   Jun-30-09 10:36 AM   #144 
     - I found a patient who had arrested when I was a nurses aide  undeterred   Jun-30-09 01:48 PM   #165 
  - Didn't know the address?  high density   Jun-29-09 08:08 PM   #5 
  - Yeah that was it the phone killed him.  obliviously   Jun-29-09 08:09 PM   #7 
  - Two more plastic grocery bags  PSzymeczek   Jun-29-09 08:12 PM   #14 
  - He didn't use his cell phone because he didn't know MJ's address?  latebloomer   Jun-29-09 08:09 PM   #8 
  - If its a rental home he was living in for a short time,  undeterred   Jun-29-09 08:12 PM   #15 
  - Somehow I think the police  latebloomer   Jun-29-09 08:23 PM   #27 
     - When you have a life threatening emergency  undeterred   Jun-29-09 08:36 PM   #33 
        - I'd vote for number 2  latebloomer   Jun-29-09 08:53 PM   #43 
        - See my post #35 above. My theory is that they are covering up an OD.  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jun-29-09 10:06 PM   #67 
        - all of the above  eShirl   Jun-30-09 07:42 AM   #127 
  - but they were extra careful to not use his name  sunnybrook   Jun-29-09 11:00 PM   #97 
     - Could have been so the EMTs didn't have to fight their way through the inevitable....  MilesColtrane   Jun-30-09 12:58 AM   #118 
        - good point  sunnybrook   Jun-30-09 09:28 AM   #130 
  - hmmmmm  Obi Wan Jesus   Jun-29-09 08:09 PM   #10 
  - I thought most phones were equipped with GPS locators now, aren't they?  riderinthestorm   Jun-29-09 08:10 PM   #11 
  - I have a Blackberry Flip that does not have GPS..  Fumesucker   Jun-29-09 08:13 PM   #18 
  - See my post #57 above.  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jun-29-09 09:41 PM   #59 
  - What the doctor is saying. This smells like bullshit.  Selatius   Jun-29-09 08:11 PM   #12 
  - Oh, and the good doctor didn't need a frickin' address. All he had to do is  kestrel91316   Jun-29-09 08:12 PM   #16 
  - Well, the doc obviously had to find himself a lawyer.  undeterred   Jun-29-09 08:14 PM   #19 
  - Bingo... hair follicle test. nt  TeeYiYi   Jun-30-09 09:41 AM   #131 
  - Three lines of doubt.  no_hypocrisy   Jun-29-09 08:12 PM   #17 
  - They were paying this guy HOW MUCH a month to be MJ's personal physician  kestrel91316   Jun-29-09 08:17 PM   #23 
  - $150,000/month.  rainbow4321   Jun-29-09 08:25 PM   #28 
     - For $5k a day, I'd make a point of knowing the address where I was living  kestrel91316   Jun-29-09 09:03 PM   #47 
  - ESPECIALLY  sunnybrook   Jun-29-09 11:05 PM   #99 
     - Ding ding ding - I'm smellin' what you're cooking, and I agree.  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jun-29-09 11:31 PM   #105 
  - How did he get there if he didn't know the address?  htuttle   Jun-29-09 08:15 PM   #21 
  - sleeping at the wheel  TorchTheWitch   Jun-30-09 10:17 AM   #137 
  - You couldn't call out of the house? He's lived there two weeks and didn't know the address?  rocktivity   Jun-29-09 08:21 PM   #25 
  - maybe I'm wrong but  dana_b   Jun-30-09 10:40 AM   #146 
  - probably more like a respiratory arrest....  nightrain   Jun-29-09 08:23 PM   #26 
  - No phones in the house?  Tangerine LaBamba   Jun-29-09 08:25 PM   #29 
  - Jackson was famous for changing phone numbers often  Canuckistanian   Jun-29-09 11:11 PM   #103 
  - How did the doctor get there if he didn't know where he was going?  TheCowsCameHome   Jun-29-09 08:31 PM   #31 
  - Maybe the paparazzi dropped him off.  undeterred   Jun-29-09 08:37 PM   #36 
  - Shades of Anna Nicole  TorchTheWitch   Jun-29-09 08:39 PM   #37 
  - he should have called on his cell, they would have found him.....  spanone   Jun-29-09 08:42 PM   #39 
  - Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr. Howard...  ThoughtCriminal   Jun-29-09 08:49 PM   #41 
  - Wasn't the guy a cardiologist? and he did CPR in a bed? The medical board needs to examine this -it  lindisfarne   Jun-29-09 08:54 PM   #44 
  - According to another report MJ collapsed on the living room floor.  undeterred   Jun-29-09 08:57 PM   #46 
     - Shows how bad rumors can be.n/t  lindisfarne   Jun-29-09 09:15 PM   #53 
     - Doc himself said the bed  TorchTheWitch   Jun-29-09 10:30 PM   #81 
  - I don't put much stock in what "lawyers" say. They are bound by the need to be advocates for their  cherokeeprogressive   Jun-29-09 09:05 PM   #48 
  - DING DING DING! Cherokeeprogressive, you're our grand prize winner!  rocktivity   Jun-30-09 06:35 AM   #123 
  - His lawyer was stumbling tonight on Larry King  ecstatic   Jun-29-09 09:05 PM   #49 
  - Took 2 days to make 'em up.  undeterred   Jun-29-09 09:11 PM   #50 
  - How did this doctor get to the house if he didn't know the  LisaL   Jun-29-09 09:13 PM   #51 
  - I have been driving to my girl friend's home for nearly a year...  mike_c   Jun-29-09 09:53 PM   #63 
     - So you wouldn't call 911 if your gf had a cardiac arrest?  undeterred   Jun-29-09 10:03 PM   #66 
     - that's the most illogical non sequitor in a thread that's pretty devoid of logic....  mike_c   Jun-29-09 10:08 PM   #68 
        - Let's say her landline isn't on and you need to call 911  LisaL   Jun-29-09 10:14 PM   #71 
           - it's not an entirely bogus question....  mike_c   Jun-29-09 10:21 PM   #75 
              - I suggest you learn her address.  LisaL   Jun-29-09 10:23 PM   #76 
                 - there really aren't places you go regularly but don't know the street address...?  mike_c   Jun-29-09 10:29 PM   #80 
                    - I am an adult. I don't think it's that amazing that I know where  LisaL   Jun-29-09 10:34 PM   #83 
                    - I'm the same  tammywammy   Jun-29-09 11:50 PM   #109 
     - So what's gonna happen if your gf has an emergency?  LisaL   Jun-29-09 10:12 PM   #69 
     - see #75  mike_c   Jun-29-09 10:24 PM   #77 
        - The doctor was at work.  undeterred   Jun-29-09 11:52 PM   #110 
           - but it wasn't a business, it was a home, on a street with lots of other homes...  mike_c   Jun-30-09 12:15 AM   #113 
     - Are you her doctor?  moggie   Jun-30-09 10:33 AM   #139 
  - The doctor most likely found a phone...  SOS   Jun-29-09 09:13 PM   #52 
  - Interesting point.  ColbertWatcher   Jun-29-09 09:34 PM   #56 
     - Yeah that's true. nt  Flabbergasted   Jun-29-09 10:49 PM   #89 
  - Fucking, fucking, fucking, fucking, fucking, fucking, fucking, fucking lamest excuse ever.  HughMoran   Jun-29-09 09:38 PM   #58 
  - His address was "Michael Jackson's house." How hard is that?  omega minimo   Jun-29-09 09:42 PM   #60 
  - it's LOS ANGELES....  mike_c   Jun-29-09 09:57 PM   #64 
  - He makes the call with location and SOMEBODY sorts out the house. Bit of BIG CELEBRITY  omega minimo   Jun-29-09 10:02 PM   #65 
  - do you seriously think that emergency dispatchers in a city of what...,  mike_c   Jun-29-09 10:14 PM   #70 
  - So he doesn't know the address, he doesn't know the street,  LisaL   Jun-29-09 10:16 PM   #73 
  - no, but I am sure they can get the info in less than a minute if they make a call or two..  bettyellen   Jun-29-09 10:38 PM   #85 
  - OK, now imagine you're the doctor giving Michael Jackson CPR...  mike_c   Jun-29-09 10:50 PM   #90 
     - The guy is a physician hired to take care of MJ.  LisaL   Jun-29-09 10:54 PM   #94 
        - well of course it would have been prudent....  mike_c   Jun-29-09 11:03 PM   #98 
           - apparently they were right off a big famous street... and he;d worked with michael for six weeks....  bettyellen   Jun-29-09 11:32 PM   #106 
              - I can't believe I'm still in this thread, but DAY-UM....  mike_c   Jun-29-09 11:54 PM   #111 
              - That would have been better than not calling 911 for 30  LisaL   Jun-29-09 11:57 PM   #112 
              - Lisa, he is a physician-- he is better qualified to deal with an MI than the EMTs...  mike_c   Jun-30-09 12:24 AM   #114 
                 - Oh that's ridiculous.  LisaL   Jun-30-09 12:25 AM   #115 
                 - I'm done with this thread....  mike_c   Jun-30-09 12:29 AM   #116 
                    - Then what good does it do that he was better qualified than EMTs?  LisaL   Jun-30-09 12:34 AM   #117 
                       - For $150,00 a month, you'd think he'd be prepared for emergencies............  omega minimo   Jun-30-09 12:40 PM   #162 
                 - Highly educated and qualified for a medical emergency  undeterred   Jun-30-09 01:17 AM   #120 
                 - I Would Disagree  RobinA   Jun-30-09 10:48 AM   #149 
              - 911 gets calls from young children  undeterred   Jun-30-09 01:12 AM   #119 
              - and pets!  bettyellen   Jun-30-09 07:36 AM   #126 
              - I'm saying he had better friggin know the name of the big street he worked off of for 6 weeks  bettyellen   Jun-30-09 07:36 AM   #125 
              - I thought you let go of this stupid point  omega minimo   Jun-30-09 12:38 PM   #161 
              - The house was also right next to the freeway, FWIW  omega minimo   Jun-30-09 12:36 PM   #158 
  - It may look incredible from up in Humboldt, but yes, it would have gotten sorted out  omega minimo   Jun-29-09 10:51 PM   #92 
     - but I would not have known that, or anticipated that it would be so...  mike_c   Jun-29-09 11:06 PM   #101 
        - Yes, the whole story is so convoluted, impossible to know anything, except what a strange delay  omega minimo   Jun-29-09 11:09 PM   #102 
  - For LA? Maybe  Retrograde   Jun-29-09 10:27 PM   #79 
     - He could have said turn left at the big palm tree and look for a white castle surrounded by trees  omega minimo   Jun-29-09 10:52 PM   #93 
  - even in a big city you can give details like street names, landmarks etc  JI7   Jun-29-09 10:40 PM   #87 
  - And the EMTs go to Neverland Ranch nt  WolverineDG   Jun-30-09 12:31 PM   #156 
  - This guy is lying and I'm guessing he will get caught. nt  Flabbergasted   Jun-29-09 10:15 PM   #72 
  - It makes me SICK to think that he was running around the house  rainbow4321   Jun-29-09 10:31 PM   #82 
     - And still no one has asked why he left his car at the house? nt  Flabbergasted   Jun-29-09 10:35 PM   #84 
     - The whole business with the car is strange.  LisaL   Jun-29-09 10:39 PM   #86 
     - Rode in the ambulance to the hospital with MJ. n/t  kickysnana   Jun-30-09 10:16 AM   #135 
        - Is that what happened? nt  Flabbergasted   Jun-30-09 11:33 AM   #152 
     - or why it took so long to find this Dr.  bdamomma   Jun-30-09 10:01 AM   #133 
     - it had to be impounded  TorchTheWitch   Jun-30-09 02:05 PM   #166 
     - It shouldn't make you sick  sunnybrook   Jun-29-09 11:15 PM   #104 
     - According to the transcript  rocktivity   Jun-30-09 09:16 AM   #128 
  - No way.  blonndee   Jun-29-09 10:26 PM   #78 
  - New tidbit..the doc said he was giving MJ "child CPR"  rainbow4321   Jun-29-09 10:57 PM   #96 
     - what?!  dana_b   Jun-30-09 10:49 AM   #150 
        - It was reported during the last 5 minutes  rainbow4321   Jun-30-09 12:13 PM   #155 
           - yeah -  dana_b   Jun-30-09 12:44 PM   #163 
  - what a concocted bunch of bullshit!  sunnybrook   Jun-29-09 10:49 PM   #88 
  - They would have been better off being quiet than trotting out this line of bull.  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jun-29-09 11:06 PM   #100 
  - Was the good doctor a kidnap victim?  tuckessee   Jun-29-09 11:47 PM   #107 
  - Apparently doctor's car was left at the house.  LisaL   Jun-29-09 11:50 PM   #108 
  - For the folks arguing that "L.A. is a big city"  DaveinJapan   Jun-30-09 01:29 AM   #121 
  - they likely knew before he arrived  TorchTheWitch   Jun-30-09 02:27 AM   #122 
  - Translation: The doctor will be charged, there will be a trial....  Junkdrawer   Jun-30-09 09:25 AM   #129 
  - wouldn't the doctor have a some contact number on his cell  GreatCaesarsGhost   Jun-30-09 10:05 AM   #134 
  - did anyone hear that this Dr. was asked to stay in Jackson's room  bdamomma   Jun-30-09 10:16 AM   #136 
  - "...the doctor's lawyer revealed"  flvegan   Jun-30-09 10:40 AM   #148 
  - The doctor's an idiot... Just say, "I'm at MICHAEL JACKSONS mansion."  OneTenthofOnePercent   Jun-30-09 11:52 AM   #154 
  - I believe it was a rental house n/t  tammywammy   Jun-30-09 12:36 PM   #159 
  - What doctor doesn't have a cell phone on him? n/t  Ganja Ninja   Jun-30-09 12:36 PM   #157 
  - And Michael thought it advantageous to have a live-in Doctor?  Imagevision   Jun-30-09 12:38 PM   #160 
  - Could afford $100,000 a month rent, but no land line?  Politicalboi   Jun-30-09 01:01 PM   #164 
     - EMT's said he was cold to the touch  TorchTheWitch   Jun-30-09 02:22 PM   #167 
 

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