Billings Neurosurgeon Accused of Hiding Assets While Filing for Bankruptcy
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Billings neurosurgeon accused of malpractice who filed for bankruptcy last year has been accuse of hiding his assets from creditors.
The Billings Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1Gt8f01 ) that a bankruptcy trustee has accused Dr. John H. Schneider of transferring his property and money to his wife, his children's trusts and other places.
According to court documents, Schneider claimed to have a net worth of $17 million in 2011. After filing for bankruptcy in 2014, Schneider claimed virtually no assets.
Schneider has denied the allegations in court records and is requesting a jury trial.
Schneider has been in legal trouble since the 2011 death of a Billings man who died after being released from a Cody hospital. The Wyoming Board of Medicine revoked his medical license after operating on the man. His Montana medical license is current.