An Oregon man who was depressed about his failed marriage went to his family doctor for help – only to learn that the document had had a relationship with his wife, according to a new lawsuit.
The patient, 47-year-old Pierson Tone, is now seeking $ 2.9 million from Bend, Ore., Dr. Ronald Rosen in a lawsuit accusing him of professional negligence, The Bulletin of Bend reported.
“As a result of (Rosen)’ s behavior, the plaintiff sustains an emotional distress including … the loss of his marriage and the emotional and social destruction of his family, ”the lawsuit, filed Monday in Deschutes County Circuit, said. Court.
Tone, a singer-songwriter and financial advisor Merrill Lynch – who is also the nephew of Hollywood actor Franchot Tone – says the doctor began seeing his wife at some point between 2015 and 2018, when the couple and his two children were patients of Rosen’s clinic.
In November 2018, her estranged husband went to Rosen to treat her blues, which she said was caused by stress from their acid relationship.
Rosen, who is also a “certified Yoga Laughter leader,” prescribed Tone marijuana and CBD, in addition to herbs and breathing techniques, says the cause.
Later, Tone learned that the document had been implicated with his wife for an “extended” period of time – and the couple divorced, according to the complaint.
Rosen, who has not returned messages from the local newspaper, has been licensed to practice medicine in Oregon since 1991, and also offers a range of holistic alternatives.
He is married with two daughters, according to their website, who also describes him as a practitioner of yoga and Tai chi.