Mountain View, CA asked in Personal Injury and Health Care Law for California

Q: Legal options for tort claim against unauthorized medical records release.

I authorized workman's compensation insurance company "A" to access my medical record from medical provider "B." The authorization had a specific date range and limitation on types of records that could be disclosed. Company A submitted a forged authorization form that was more broad than the one I gave them to provider B. This resulted in my entire medical record being disclosed to A. This disclosure of information resulted in the denial of my original claim because of prejudicial records.

2 Lawyer Answers
William John Light
William John Light
Answered
  • Riverside, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Pretty sure this was answered before.

answers.justia.com/question/2022/03/10/legal-options-for-tort-claim-against-una-891729

Dale S. Gribow agrees with this answer

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
Answered
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Sounds like you don’t have a lawyer… get one!

Not the kind of case I would accept.

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