FAQs About Medical Records in Injury Cases
Legal How-To: Getting Medical Records for Your CaseOften, just to retain an attorney, you’ll need to obtain some medical records so that the attorney can evaluate your claim. Doing so is often rather simple, but may require you to fill out a few forms.
What Medical Evidence Is Used in Car Accident Lawsuits?For individuals with extensive medical histories, or medical histories that might be embarrassing, the question often comes up about exactly what medical evidence is needed in injury lawsuits.
Are Dangerous Errors Lurking in Your Medical Records?While good medical records can certainly make an injury case easier to prove, doctors and nurses are not immune to making mistakes when taking notes.
Have Your Medical Records Been Hacked? Probably.With all the new tech out there to manage medical records, there’s a good chance that your medical records may have been subject to hack.
What Can I Do After an Improper Disclosure of Medical Records?Although there are strong privacy protections for medical records, sometimes improper disclosures happen. And depending on the context, there are several options for remedying the improper disclosure.
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