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- Most Recent IVC Filter Lawsuit
Learn why and how you can file an IVC Filter Lawsuit if you have had an Inferior Vena Cava Filter implanted in you or someone you know.
- Responding to NYC Medicaid Fraud Investigations
If you receive a letter from the NYC Bureau of Fraud Investigation, it means that you are the target of a Medicaid fraud investigation. How you respond to the letter can mean the difference between an inconvenience and a criminal record.
- Can a Doctor Give Someone Else My Medical Records Without My Permission?
Individuals are provided with a number of privacy rights, especially concerning their healthcare records. These rights are pursuant to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) as well as state laws. However, there are a number of situations in which medical records may legally be shared with others.
- Am I Entitled to My Medical Records?
Generally, patients are entitled to a copy of their medical records as provided under state and federal law. However, they must usually follow a specific procedure, and there may be exceptions to access.
- Cyber-Bullying Crimes in New Jersey
The act of bullying has been around for as long as anyone cares to remember.
- Medical Professionals Facing License Revocation
Doctors spend many years studying and working to earn their medical license.
- Thousands File Low Testosterone Therapy Lawsuits
New testosterone lawsuits are being filed by men claiming to have experienced negative side effects from taking the drug.
- Bair Hugger Warming Blanket Lawsuits Continue
Lawsuits are still being filed against the Bair Hugger Warming Blanket as new medical studies are being performed.
- Is It Malpractice When a Doctor Misses a Diagnosis?
Every year, there are thousands of medical malpractice lawsuits against a small number of doctors. All too often, these lawsuits stem from botched or missed diagnoses of the underlying condition that caused one to seek the doctor’s help in the first place.
- Independent Medical Examination
In most disability claim cases, the claimant will treat with his or her own doctor. The patient has the full right to choose whichever doctor can best treat the medical problems provided his/her insurance company will pay for the treatment. Usually, the patient will start with a general physician and then see a specialist depending on what type of injury the patient has. The doctors keep records of these treatments which are available to the patient.