Submitting to a Medical Examination
Part I: Letter to the plaintiff’s attorney
Your attorney wants to set up a medical examination of the plaintiff.
Dr. Marvin Macy, an orthopedist, has agreed to conduct the examination. The exam will consist of an examination of the neck and back of the plaintiff.
Draft a letter to plaintiff’s attorney requesting that the plaintiff voluntarily submit to such an examination. Anticipating plaintiff’s agreement, a tentative appointment is scheduled for the 20th of next month at 11 a.m.
Part II – Continue immediately after your letter on the same document.
Suppose in the plaintiff, instead of voluntarily submitting to the examination, has announced that he will not show up for his scheduled appointment.
In a 150-word (minimum) response which incorporates TWO credible sources cited in APA format both in-text and on the references page, respond to the following:
What are the possible sanctions under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that the plaintiff risks if he follows through on his threat? Explain.
See your grading rubric.