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.
MERRILLVILLE | The ability to pay a child's tuition. Buying flights to see family in Poland. Finally paying for a dog's knee replacement.
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.
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.
HAMMOND | Former patients and victims of Mark Weinberger expressed measured joy Friday for the seven-year prison sentence the former sinus doctor received.
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.
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.
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.
HAMMOND | A federal judge in South Bend is set to consider a recommendation to order a default judgment against Dr. Mark Weinberger for failing to cooperate in a lawsuit launched by his insurance carrier.
HAMMOND | A federal judge has granted indicted former Merrillville sinus doctor Mark Weinberger his request for a new attorney but cautioned the defendant against representing himself in an upcoming fraud trial.
HAMMOND | The health care fraud trial of a former Merrillville ear, nose and throat doctor will move to South Bend from Hammond.
HAMMOND | After a failed attempt at a plea deal with federal prosecutors, infamous "Nose Doctor" Mark Weinberger is set to go to trial Jan. 9.
HAMMOND | A week before he faces sentencing, Mark Weinberger's victims are pleading for a federal judge to reject a plea deal for the "Nose Doctor."
HAMMOND | A federal judge ruled to allow about a dozen letters from former patients of a Merrillville ear, nose and throat doctor to enter the docket for the doctor's health care fraud case.
HAMMOND | The Merrillville ear, nose and throat doctor who fled the country until his extradition from Italy early this year, entered a guilty plea in Hammond federal court Friday morning to 22 counts of health care fraud.
HAMMOND | The "nose doc" Mark Weinberger agreed to plead guilty Monday to each of the 22 federal fraud counts against him in exchange for a four-year prison sentence and $366,600 in restitution payments to 22 patients he admitted defrauding.
HAMMOND | Mark Weinberger, also known as "The Nose Doc," was slammed with a $300,000 medical malpractice verdict by a Lake Superior Court jury Friday.
Multiple doctors testified Tuesday in a medical malpractice case against a former Merrillville nose doctor who allegedly fled the country on the heels of hundreds of lawsuits.
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