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Convicted nose doc getting closer to release date

Convicted nose doc getting closer to release date

A Merrillville doctor serving prison time for billing insurance companies for medical procedures that were never performed is getting his first sniff of freedom as he nears his release date.

July 25, 2014 1:15 pm Photos

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Mark Weinberger

Mark Weinberger

Mark Weinberger

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

A gratifying day for Weinberger patients

MERRILLVILLE | The ability to pay a child's tuition. Buying flights to see family in Poland. Finally paying for a dog's knee replacement. 

August 09, 2013 7:00 pm

Final 60 Weinberger patients set to receive compensation

The final 60 patients who have pending medical malpractice claims against former Merrillville sinus doctor Mark Weinberger will receive compensation through a settlement, according to a news release from the Indiana Department of Insurance and attorney Kenneth J. Allen.

June 28, 2013 9:35 pm
Mark Weinberger

Mark Weinberger

Mark Weinberger

June 26, 2013 12:00 am
Millions in malpractice claims to be paid by state fund, not 'Nose Doc'

Millions in malpractice claims to be paid by state fund, not 'Nose Doc'

Nearly a decade's worth of civil lawsuits against Merrillville's infamous "Nose Doc" netted malpractice victims a collective $66 million in 2013. But neither the former doctor nor his insurance company will pay the lion's share.

June 25, 2013 7:15 pm Photos

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Weinberger patients settle malpractice claims for $55 million

CROWN POINT | Nearly 300 patients of former Merrillville sinus doctor Mark Weinberger are collectively set to receive a $55 million settlement for malpractice claims, attorneys in the case announced Monday.

June 24, 2013 4:22 pm

'Nose Doc' patient wins $450,000 in civil lawsuit

CROWN POINT | A Lake Superior Court jury has awarded $450,000 in damages to a former Lowell man for injuries he suffered as a patient of former Merrillville “Nose Doc” Mark Weinberger.

March 15, 2013 7:00 pm
Court upholds malpractice judgment against Nose Doc

Court upholds malpractice judgment against Nose Doc

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals upheld a second medical malpractice judgment on Thursday against Mark Weinberger, the Merrillville nose doctor sentenced in October to seven years in federal prison for health care fraud.

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Years of civil wrangling could await Weinberger case

Years of civil wrangling could await Weinberger case

VALPARAISO | A seven-year prison sentence for convicted former Merrillville "Nose Doc" Mark Weinberger brought closure in his criminal case this month, but potentially hundreds of former patients seek another kind of justice.

October 20, 2012 8:00 pm Photos

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Merrillville 'Nose Doc' sentenced to 7 years in federal prison

Merrillville 'Nose Doc' sentenced to 7 years in federal prison

HAMMOND | Accusing former Merrillville “Nose Doc” Mark Weinberger of using "his patients like an ATM," a federal judge sentenced the defendant to seven years in federal prison Friday.

October 12, 2012 6:15 pm Photos

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Victims view Weinberger sentence as sufficient

HAMMOND | Former patients and victims of Mark Weinberger expressed measured joy Friday for the seven-year prison sentence the former sinus doctor received.

October 12, 2012 4:20 pm
Attorney for 'Nose Doc' patients argues for stiffer sentence

Attorney for 'Nose Doc' patients argues for stiffer sentence

MERRILLVILLE | The only way an indicted former Merrillville doctor could have accomplished express sinus surgeries on his patients would have been with the efficiency of a hand grenade, a local attorney contends.

October 09, 2012 12:15 pm Photos

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Attorney: Weinberger keeping busy inside Chicago lockup

CHICAGO | What does a former sinus doctor indicted for health care fraud and once featured on the "America's Most Wanted" fugitive television program do to keep busy once he's caught?

October 08, 2012 3:17 pm
Weinberger seeks credit for time served

Weinberger seeks credit for time served

HAMMOND | Indicted former Merrillville sinus doctor Mark Weinberger is asking a federal judge to let him walk free following a sentencing hearing slated for later this week.

October 08, 2012 12:45 pm Photos

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Deal would cap 'Nose Doc' prison time

Deal would cap 'Nose Doc' prison time

HAMMOND | Former Merrillville sinus doctor Mark Weinberger appeared in federal court Monday to plead guilty to 22 counts of health care fraud.

July 23, 2012 6:16 pm Photos

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'Nose Doc' makes second run at pleading guilty

'Nose Doc' makes second run at pleading guilty

HAMMOND | Mark Weinberger, Merrillville's notorious "Nose Doc," took another shot at pleading guilty to federal health care fraud charges Friday — more than a year after a judge rejected a previous plea attempt.

July 20, 2012 8:45 pm

Federal judge denies motions 'Nose Doc' filed on own behalf

HAMMOND | A judge has rejected several motions indicted former Merrillville sinus doctor Mark Weinberger filed on his own behalf, federal court records show.

July 03, 2012 8:00 pm

Weinberger plea deal in the works

HAMMOND| Merrillville's infamous ear, nose and throat doctor could be close to a second plea deal in his federal health care fraud case, according to court records filed Monday.

July 02, 2012 8:11 pm

Plaintiffs in 2 Weinberger suits must undergo mental exams

CROWN POINT | The Court of Appeals of Indiana on Thursday upheld a decision by a Lake County judge to approve psychological evaluations for two men who have sued an indicted former Merrillville sinus doctor.

May 31, 2012 8:30 pm
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