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Q: Lawyer is quiting in middle of lawsuit. Stated his reasons which I think are just try to cover for a violation of confid

I have to go to deposition in December. Confidentiality. By giving opposing lawyer acsses to my medical records.

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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A: Opposing lawyer is entitled to access to your records if you are making an injury claim. You need to ask your attorney's assistance in finding a lawyer. He has to file a motion to have the Court allow him out unless you already consented.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
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A: Plaintiff attorneys normally provide records to opposing counsel - the records are the basis of the claim. If your claim is in suit, it would be done as part of discovery. If your attorney hadn't yet placed the matter in suit, it would be part of the documents requested by the claim examiner. Unless it involves a medical issue that has nothing to do with the injuries and damages alleged, the element of confidentially isn't generally a consideration. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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