Who knew? All the hubbub over the stimulus package signed by President Obama on February 17, 2009 and what do we discover but amendments to HIPAA. Rather sweeping changes to HIPAA arise from this... more
Minnesota Statute 144.293 RELEASE OR DISCLOSURE OF HEALTH RECORDS.
Subdivision 1.Release or disclosure of health records.
Health records can be released or disclosed as specified in subdivisions 2... more
As more Californians partake in medical marijuana, the challenge for law enforcement becomes how high is too high to be operating a motor vehicle? Police across the country have become increasingly... more
Periodically, defense counsel will bring motions in limine, or other motions to exclude or restrict chiropractic testimony. Unfortunately, because some judges lack experience with chiropractic,... more
We rely upon doctors to prescribe the proper medications for our illnesses and injuries. Then we rely upon pharmacists to fill the prescriptions properly and provide the correct drug and dosage. We... more
Reconsidering Prescription Drugs
Prescription drugs can make life better for people who suffer from a range of conditions. Unfortunately, they can also make life much worse. A defective product... more
On March 15, 2011, the Santa Clara County District Attorney filed a petition under Welfare Institutions Code 6500, asking the court to commit Ronald Cuevas to involuntary treatment at California... more
This article explores the relationship between the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Missouri common law action for breach of patient confidentiality.