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MJ's Skin Doc

The Med Board Is On My Ass

... and My Lawyer Just Quit

12/5/2011 7:35 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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It ain't lookin' good for Dr. Arnie Klein ... Michael Jackson's dermatologist is under investigation by the Medical Board of California --  reportedly for pumping the singer full of prescription painkillers -- and now his lawyer has officially jumped ship.

Klein just posted a letter on his Facebook page, apparently sent from his former attorney -- advising Klein that he's been subpoenaed by the Board and has to appear for questioning on Dec. 15.

The letter does not explain the nature of the probe -- but according to TheDailyBeast.com, officials want to know more about allegations that Klein over-prescribed Demerol to MJ.

The Board reportedly wants to question Klein about the possibility that he self-prescribed narcotics, used false names on narcotics prescriptions, illegally handed out samples of dangerous drugs to his famous patients, and may have committed gross negligence by practicing while afflicted with multiple sclerosis.

Klein has always strongly denied any wrongdoing ... and thus far, has not been accused of any criminal conduct in the death of Michael Jackson.

As for Klein's lawyer, Herbert L. Weinberg -- dude doesn't explain why he's bailing on Arnie ... but recommends a couple of "fine lawyers" who could take over.

We called Klein for comment -- so far, no response.

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61.

janet    

Arnie Klein and others dodged a big bullet. Dr. Murray took the hit. Murray had the clean RX pad and licence to get the drugs Jackson wanted...Propofol. Yes he did. Wrong yes as per standard of care. Jackson knew all about propofol since the '80's... No way he would ever be in a hospital setting for his drugs.

Jacksons death was Michael Jacksons body finially giving out over 25 years of pharmicutical drug abuse. Jacksons propofol tolerance gave out.


Not to worry, Arnie Klein, 19 different 'known names' for Micheal Jacksons drugs...medical records, typical basic records won't be found. Very simple PROOVE IT.


Bottom line Arnie Klein...Proove what? That's Dr. Murrays fault.

961 days ago
62.

Barb. A.    

LOL, good reading...........

Conrad Murray's Delusional Appeal: What It Means


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mari-***el/conrad-murrays-delusional_b_1129102.html?ref=twitter&comm_ref=turner_social

961 days ago
63.

ChunkyLightning    

Yes some dirty doctors surrounded him he was a rich junkie!!! Maybe his family should have grown a pair and turned him in back when he was still alive.
But then they wouldn't have his money!!!

961 days ago
64.

Siggisis    

janet: 33 minutes ago

Arnie Klein and others dodged a big bullet. Dr. Murray took the hit. Murray had the clean RX pad and licence to get the drugs Jackson wanted...Propofol. Yes he did. Wrong yes as per standard of care. Jackson knew all about propofol since the '80's... No way he would ever be in a hospital setting for his drugs.

Jacksons death was Michael Jacksons body finially giving out over 25 years of pharmicutical drug abuse. Jacksons propofol tolerance gave out.


Not to worry, Arnie Klein, 19 different 'known names' for Micheal Jacksons drugs...medical records, typical basic records won't be found. Very simple PROOVE IT.


Bottom line Arnie Klein...Proove what? That's Dr. Murrays fault.
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You are wrong. Michael´s body didn´t give out because of 25 years of drug use. Michael had an acute overdose of Propofol, that is what killed him.
The coroner stated that Michael was healthier than the average person his age.
Please people, EDUCATE YOURSELVES, LISTEN TO FACYS. sigh

961 days ago
65.

Siggisis    

Facts - sorry.
And sorry about my rant - it is just so frustrating to read those uninformed posts, which people put forward with the utmost confidence.

961 days ago
66.

barb    

klien looks exactly like mj's oldest son prince???!!!

961 days ago
67.

Siggisis    

Barb. A.: 59 minutes ago

LOL, good reading...........

Conrad Murray's Delusional Appeal: What It Means


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mari-***el/conrad-murrays-delusional_b_1129102.html?ref=twitter&comm_ref=turner_social

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Thanks Barb A. Murray is such an idiot. He is like this über-foolish Monty Python limbless knight (Conrad Murray starring in black costume with red on the chest)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhRUe-gz690

961 days ago
69.

Beth     

Are they saying that Arnie cannot practice medicine with having M.S.? Really?

961 days ago
70.

HumanNature    

Rachel:


WHERE WERE YOU WHEN THE TRIAL OF CONRAD MURRAY WAS GOING ON????


UNDER A ROCK!!!!


WELL DEARIE, I GUESS YOU MISSED THE DEFENSE EXPERT DRUG ADDICTION SPECIALIST, Dr. Robert Waldman STATED THAT MJ WAS NOT A DRUG ADDICT!!!


"Would you diagnose Michael Jackson as addicted to Demerol based strictly on these do***ents in my hand, yes or no?'' Deputy DA David Walgren asked, holding up a stack of medical records.

"Probably not,'' Waldman answered.


http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/SD-Addiction-Specialist-Testifies-in-Michael-Jackson-Doctors-Trial-132740943.html


AREN'T YOU THE DELUSIONAL ONE ON THIS BOARD!!!

961 days ago
71.

What I Think    

What is that thing pictured next to Dr. Klein???

961 days ago
72.

rebati22    

...Another guy who needs to get a bookshelf thrown at him.
... Judge Pastor, I know you are really busy but could you do it one more time please?

Klein is just like Murray:
... pretending to be Michael's friend but...
... violating doctor-patient confidentiality and gossiping on TV about him
... not acting in the best interest of his patient: Michael was dependent on Demerol in the
90s for which he got treatment, so he should have never been given those drugs again.
But what did Klein do? Giving the same stuf****ain, to have an 'insurance' !!! that Michael
comes back and pays big money, so that Klein
... can have the lifestyle he envied about Michael, live in luxury and fame... feeling like a
superstar.

I feel so sorry for Michael. He suffered Vitiligo, Lupus and Insomnia which are all medical conditions and, when treated properly should not have had resulted in him becoming dependent on medication.
I can't even believe that TMZ has given this guy so much attention and air time...

I think they should put another bed into Murray's cell, I am sure he wouldn't mind company. Since both doctors have the same level of standard of care and ethics (or lack thereof), they have probably a lot to talk about!

Bless MJ!

961 days ago
73.

en Todo Momento!!    

and so why exactly is dr murry charged with manslaughter, and not klein (k, lemme not say, it's because he's jewish, and they never get prosecuted for malpractice or anything for that matter, bc they are eternally guilt-free and above any and every law...) looks like dr klein is the one who turned michael jackson into the highly addicted drug addict, which eventually killed him. where is the legal responsibility demanded from this physician? hypocrites. self serving hypocrites, as usual.

961 days ago
74.

en Todo Momento!!    

maybe he's just another one of those members of ivy league backed physician administered professional arranged genocide. i heard that field is where the bank is.

961 days ago
75.

HumanNature    

Rachel:


DO YOU HAVE ANY FACTS TO SUPPORT YOUR CLAIM THAT MJ WAS A DRUG ADDICT????


I'M NOT TALKING ABOUT GOSSIP, SPECULATION, INNUENDOS, RUMORS AND "LIES"!!!!


FACT!!!


I HAVE FACTS TO THE CONTRARY!!!!


IT'S THE CORONER REPORT!!!


IT STATE: "the autopsy report revealed that Michael Jackson had a strong heart and was a "fairly healthy" 50-year-old."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Jackson%27s_health_and_appearance

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