Acworth, GA asked in Personal Injury for Georgia

Q: I am being sued from an accident do they have the right to subpoena my medical records without my permission

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2 Lawyer Answers

A: The plaintiff in the case does have a right to issue subpoenas for your medical records, particularly those that relate to the accident. They can probably also obtain records covering all treatment you have had for a year or two before the accident. Your attorney can object and ask for a court ruling as to any records that are not relevant to the case.

Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar

A: They do. It's possible they may have attempted to make an ordinary request by mail, and if that went to the wrong address or something along those lines, they may have then resorted to using a subpoena.

Tim Akpinar

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