Seminar ID: 100784

The Medical Malpractice Paralegal's Guide to Medical Records

The Medical Malpractice Paralegal's Guide to Medical Records

You will Learn:

  • Tips for creating an outline of the case and materials required
  • Best practices for determining how to obtain medical records
  • How to maintain an organized file of medical records
  • And more

When a paralegal is working on a medical malpractice case, it is vital that his or her collection of data be precise, accurate and legal. Certain laws, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accounting Act (2003), may pose a roadblock that must be overcome in obtaining patient information. Medical malpractice paralegals need to be prepared to deal with this law and other evidentiary privileged information in preparing a medical malpractice case for attorneys. Downloading this white paper is a great first step.