More lawsuits filed against cancer doctor charged with fraud

(WXYZ) - It was one year ago today that Dr. Farid Fata was indicted for intentionally misdiagnosing cancer patients.

Today, the criminal case is still ongoing, and the lawsuits are piling up.

Medical malpractice attorney Donna MacKenzie filed the civil suits in Oakland County on behalf of 11 patients treated by Dr. Farid Fata, a man accused of making millions in fraudulent Medicaid claims by either overtreating cancer patients with chemotherapy, or intentionally misdiagnosing healthy clients with cancer then treating them with chemotherapy. 

Fata ran several cancer treatment offices in Oakland County, and had amassed more than 1,000 patients at the time of his arrest.

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