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Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: Know How: Timely Tips for Avoiding Sanctions for Failure to Preserve Evidence
Posted on 31 Oct 2014 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

By Bridget M. Cohee, Member With the nationwide move to using electronic medical records in lieu of paper charts, the duty to preserve evidence has become a more complicated process for medical providers. The duty to preserve evidence arises when a... Read More

John Castellano On The Legal Significance, Practical Impact Of People v. Ortega
Posted on 8 Mar 2011 by John M. Castellano

In People v. Ortega [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ], the New York Court of Appeals addressed for the first time in more than 50 years the admissibility of hearsay statements... Read More

Nurse Fired Over Tiger Woods' Records Is Suing
Posted on 21 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

OCOEE, Fla. - (AP) A nurse who was fired for looking at golfer Tiger Woods' medical records in the days after his November 2009 car crash is suing an Orlando-area hospital for defamation. David M. Rothenberg has sued Health Central for $400,000... Read More

Former Porn Stars File Class Action Lawsuit Against Clinic Over Health Disclosures
Posted on 2 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - Two former actresses in the adult film industry have filed a lawsuit against Adult Industry Medical Health Care Foundation (AIM), a Los Angeles area HIV testing clinic funded by and serving the adult film industry, alleging privacy breaches... Read More