Ilion, NY asked in Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for New York

Q: How do i get my son's hospital records? He was 27 years old. He went in on a Friday and died on Sunday of sepsis.

We had him there on the Sunday before for extreme pain in his arm. He was a drug addict going into treatment that Monday. They said he was detoxing, gave him something for pain and let him go.

1 Lawyer Answer
Robert D. Kreisman
Robert D. Kreisman
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL

A: Being a family member, next of kin, the father of your son, the hospital's records can be retrieved by signing the hospital's release of medical records form; HIPPA release. I usually tell my clients to call the hospital's medical records department to clearly understand its process. Often the procedures for medical records retrieval are explained on the hospital

website. I'm very sorry for your loss.

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