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Kapoor Excuse?

3/9/2007 1:34 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The doctor who prescribed Anna Nicole Smith methadone while she was pregnant is firing back at the man claiming that he's not cooperating with the investigation into her death.
Dr. Kapoor, Anna Nicole, Dr. Perper
After reports that the results of Anna Nicole Smith's autopsy were delayed by the medical examiner so he could examine additional evidence, an attorney for Dr. Sandeep Kapoor says he has nothing to add to the investigation.

Broward County Medical Examiner, Dr. Joshua Perper, had criticized Dr. Kapoor for what he says was the good doctor's refusal to cooperate with his investigation.

As TMZ first reported, Dr. Kapoor prescribed Anna Nicole methadone to her alias while she was pregnant. Ellyn Garofalo, Dr. Kapoor's lawyer, says that he has "been appropriately cautious about protecting the confidentiality of Anna Nicole Smith's medical treatment." She then calls out Dr. Perper, saying, "It's apparent that such caution is justified when the Broward County Medical Examiner makes public statements about a supposedly confidential investigation. The medical examiner's job is to determine the cause of Ms. Smith's death. Dr. Kapoor has no information that will help with that determination. Dr. Kapoor's treatment of Ms. Smith was at all times medically sound and he will continue to cooperate with any formal requests from authorities."

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76.

Karen S.    

YES SUSAN....I definitely agree with you about Dannielynn's health....she sure seems too tiny and all the drugs and alcohol have to have effects but Debra Opri filed for emergency affidavits that Dannielynn could be in danger and need medical treatment but the Bahama's said this 'fast tracking' that they are doing is soon enough....Just SO CORRUPT THAT THEY MAKE NEW JERSEY AND NEW ORLEANS LOOK CLEAN!

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The REAL Just My Opinion    

. I would look for a CURARE-like chemical better known as a paralytic, such as Vecuronium, Pancuronium and Succinylcholine Ketamine.

It is a tightly controlled substance in hospitals, counted and registered, kept under lock and key. But with the right key, it IS available.

I would START with all these so called "MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS" around her when she died.

2788 days ago
78.

LISA    

# 68 -I agree it seems to me that Dr Perper's head is getting bigger and bigger each day with this mess of an autopsy.. Poor Dr Pepper....

2788 days ago
79.

missy d    

could there be emails ordering Rxs between anna & the doctors on her computer? controlled substances are strictly regulated, must see doc in person for Rx.

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80.

olivias    

maybe the computer is needed for a time line to determine when she may have died or if anyone else was using it while she was supposedly sleeping...who knows..

2788 days ago
81.

Paul    

Hey. There are a couple of Florida TV stations now reporting that there WILL be a criminal investigation involving Howard K. Stern.
It seems TMZ was way ahead of the curve on this one.

2788 days ago
82.

Rachel    

I would think that the only reason Dr. Perper would have to speak to Dr. Kapoor would be if the toxicology showed methadone or any of the other drugs he prescribed back in August were found in ANS system. No??

2788 days ago
83.

The REAL Just My Opinion    

PAM:

Did you hear attorney "BARF" say on TV she had not been paid a dime yet and was expecting to be paid from the ESTATE???.........

From the estate?? How does she figure that?

Are ALL these so called smart lawyers so DUMB they keep waiting for HK$ to get enough money to pay them LATER??



2788 days ago
84.

snoop    

OK SO PERPER SAYS HE CANT RELEASE CAUSE OF DEATH BECAUSE THERE IS SOMETHING BROUGHT TO HIS ATTENTION SO HE MUST INVESTIGATE THAT..
NEW EVIDENCE... IS IT THE COMPUTER DID SHELLEYS GIVE EMAIL ADRESS TO POLICE?

DID POLICE CRACK THE HARD DRIVE AND FIND SOMETHING?

WHY DID KAPOOR SAY HE WILL NOT TALK? GUILTY!!!!

WHO IS DR KRISTINE EROSHEVICH [SP] DID SHE ALSO GIVE ANS DRUGS???



2788 days ago
85.

olivias    

hey jack your theory makes more sense...:)

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86.

sassy    

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87.

Ben Dover    

UMMMM..you know people, with the exception of a few sane comments, THERE IS MEDICATION TO HELP WITH RAMPANT PARANOIA... FIRSTLY, UNTIL I SEE AN INTERVIEW WITH MOE WHERE HE UNEQUIVOCALLY TURNS ON HOWARD, NOT GOING TO BELIEVE IT..EDITNG IS AMAZING!!! AS WITH ALL NEWS MEDIAS NOW, AFTER THE ENORMOUS AMOUNTS OF COMPLAINTS CONCERNING LEVELLING ACCUSATIONS TOWARDS HKS THAT HE KILLED ANS, THEY HAVE BACKED OFF..INCLUDING CNN. DO I THINK HKS IS GUILTY? NO IDEA, DON'T HAVE ALL THE FACTS AND UNTIL THEY PRESENT THEMSELVES, I PREFER TO TAKE THE CAUTIOUS ROUTE. AS FOR DANNIELLYNN, SHE DOESN'T LOOK LIKE SHE IS SUFFERING FROM MALNUTRITION NOR IS SHE BEING ABUSED. BTW, HAD 3 BOYS, 1 SLEPT ALMOST 12 HRS A NIGHT..SO NOT UNUSUAL...IN ANY EVENT, I THINK PEOPLE NEED TO QUESTION EVERYTHING TMZ PUTS OUT THERE...UNLESS ITS COLLABORATED BY OTHER RESPECTED NEWS AGENCY, I DON'T BELIEVE ANYTHING TMZ REPORTS...HARDLY THE PILLAR OF RESPONSIBLE REPORTING!! SANITY AND RATIONALITY MUST PREVAIL AT SOME POINT.

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88.

NuZu    

81. PAM:

Did you hear attorney "BARF" say on TV she had not been paid a dime yet and was expecting to be paid from the ESTATE???.........

From the estate?? How does she figure that?

Are ALL these so called smart lawyers so DUMB they keep waiting for HK$ to get enough money to pay them LATER??





Posted at 1:47PM on Mar 9th 2007 by Just My Opinion

I think it is illegal to pay her from the estate of Dannielynn.

2788 days ago
89.

sassy    

just my opinion

I thought the estate is being held in trust for dannielynn and that meant no one can touch that money unless it is for her personal needs! If that is true then wouldn't it be illegal for stern to use that money to pay his own attorney fees?? Or do I have it all wrong?

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90.

isnt she special    

Wasn't Moe's wife on the computer during the time that Moe and Howie were out of the suite? I remember Moe saying that his wife was keeping an eye one her while they were gone and that she was on the computer. Just wondering if anyone else remembers this.

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