Ever wonder how easy it is for just anyone to access your healthcare records? That’s a complex subject that we’ll explore more of here at this blog.
Here’s an initial observation. I received an email today from a national litigation support service informing me that for a price I could discover a 5-year list of all prescription information with respect to a given client or defendant.
Of course, one assumes that releases are necessary. And any such information could have important ramifications on the manner in which a case was handled.
But it’s still worth thinking about how your pharmaceutical history is becoming increasingly electronic and widely discoverable.
Steve is the Managing Shareholder of Steven J. Klearman & Associates, a civil litigation law firm located in Reno, Nevada. He practices primarily in the areas of civil litigation and injury law, and has authored one of the definitive guides to Nevada civil law that is widely used by Nevada judges and attorneys, his book entitled Elements of Nevada Legal Theories.