I need an Attorney to write a letter.

Asked over 1 year ago - Flushing, NY

The letter should go to 2 Dentists who are partners to encourage them to send me my entire Dental Record/File including all x-rays.

How about one of you?

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Attorney answers (3)

  1. Jeffrey Bruce Gold

    Contributor Level 19
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    Answered . This is the New York State approved Hipaa form. Before you hire an attorney, try filling this out and sending it. You're entitled to your records.

    http://www.nycourts.gov/forms/hipaa_fillable.pdf

    If you'd like to discuss, please feel free to call. Jeff Gold Gold, Benes, LLP 1854 Bellmore Ave Bellmore,... more
  2. Eric Edward Rothstein

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . I've done these before as part of my personal injury practice. Feel free to contact me. Eric@RothsteinLawNY.com

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and now handle criminal defense and personal injury/civil rights cases.... more
  3. Craig A. Post

    Contributor Level 17

    Answered . You don't need a lawyer necessarily. Before getting involved in that expense, contact the NYS Department of Health. The website has the means of filing a complaint against a licensed medical professional. The State will assign an investigator and they are generally very responsive. It's amazing how quickly you can get the records after the DOH gets involved. Of course all this assumes you've already made a written request to the 2 dentists and they have refused or are simply dragging their feet. The NYS Public Health Law gives a patient almost unfettered rights to his/her medical records. The DOH will help you assert those rights.

    Disclaimer- The information you obtain at our web-site or through postings on such sites as this is not, nor is it... more

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