Q: Can a Hospital remove and seal your medical records from you and a lawyer and the courts?
I am a victim of the Talc Powder lawsuits. I underwent a total hysterectomy, there were post operative complications. The doctor who preformed the surgery was brought up on 2 malpractice lawsuits that I knew nothing about. Resultantly being fired from the hospital and loosing the benefit of performing any surgeries, ever. As I stated above, I am a victim in the class action suit above. I signed a release of medical records for the attorney. I received an email telling me the hospital sent 11 pages.! I have been a patient of this hospital for more than 20+ yrs.I am disabled and sorry to say have visited them numerous times in the 20+ and had a few hospital stays and surgeries.Being annoyed I researched other means of proving my medical history. Tired of arguing with the hospital anytime I go in, that I had a Hysterectomy performed by them..and being told there is no record of that proceedure.I found 149 documents supporting and diagnosing me & my claim.Is the hospital in the right?
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