A Florida physician who was caught on video telling a lady Monday to “get the hell out” after she questioned her wait time is beneath felony investigation.
The Gainesville Solar reported that Gainesville Police have opened a felony investigation into Peter Gallogly, a health care provider at Gainesville After-Hours Clinic, following the viral video.
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Gainesville Police spokesman Ben Tobias confirmed to the media outlet that an investigation was pending.
Jessica Stipe, 38, posted the video of the incident on Fb and wrote that she requested Gallogly how for much longer she needed to wait to be seen. Stipe stated she made an appointment at 6:30 p.m. and by 7:45 p.m., she was nonetheless ready.
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“By 7:45 was not seen nonetheless in extreme ache and throwing up within the trash can. All that they had me do was pee in a cup to see if I am pregnant,” Stipe wrote.
The girl stated she requested for her co-pay a reimbursement so she might relaxation at house however Gallogly turned livid that she requested to be reimbursed. Her daughter caught the interplay on video.
The video confirmed Stipe asking for her a reimbursement and Gallogly telling her that she could be ready longer if she had gone to an emergency room.
“Are you kidding me?” the physician stated. “We’ve already been engaged on you. We’ve completed a urine take a look at on you. I’ve seen you.”
Stipe stated she was “depressing” and wished to go house earlier than the physician replied: “Then tremendous. Get your cash and get the hell out.”
Stipe’s daughter, who was filming, was heard saying: “Mother, I obtained it on video, it doesn’t matter. What’s your title (physician)?”
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Gallogly appeared to seize the lady’s cellphone after she requested him the query. Stipe claimed the physician additionally shoved her daughter.
Nonetheless, Gallogly appeared to have a distinct story, the Miami Herald reported. The clinic posted a press release from Gallogly who apologized and advised his aspect of the story.
“Ms. Stipe had been more and more belligerent and abusive to the workplace employees, cursing them and threatening them with violence, as a result of she was unwell and had been ready to be seen by me for greater than an hour,” Gallogly wrote.
“I went to the entrance desk solely as a result of after Ms. Stipe acquired her refund, she refused to go away the workplace, and continued her abusive habits in direction of employees.”
“On the finish of the occasions, I most regrettably misplaced my mood, and spoke to the ladies in a most unprofessional method,” Gallogly continued. “I make no excuses for my unacceptable habits. However please admire that the video is however the final minute or two of a really abusive tirade in opposition to my workplace employees by the 2 girls.”