Conn. Medical Records Ruling Could Have Widespread Impact

Court permits negligence claims over release of medical records

In a first-of-its-kind decision in the state, the Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that patients can bring negligence lawsuits against health care providers that violate federal privacy regulations.

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  • kkc

    This is great news. If one of the attorneys who asked the question in your last paragraph would like to contact me, I may have interesting information worth pursuing.

  • Tom Curran

    I‘d be interested in hearing opinions on whether or not a law firm should be subject to the same guidelines as the Doctors....My old lawyer David Levine of Cohen and Wolf in Bpt released my medical records without authorization....I‘d be interested in hearing from anyone else that jhad the same experience with this lawyer or law firm

  • Tom Curran

    I‘d be interested in hearing opinions on whether or not a law firm should be subject to the same guidelines as the Doctors....My old lawyer David Levine of Cohen and Wolf in Bpt released my medical records without authorization....I‘d be interested in hearing from anyone else that jhad the same experience with this lawyer or law firm

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