WHAT WOULD THIS BE CLASSIFIED AS? HOW DO YOU GO ABOUT GETTING IT EXPUNGED FROM RECORD?

A DOCTOR 302 A PATIENT BECAUSE THEY STATED THEY WERE OVERDOSING ON MEDICATIONS BUT ALL LAB WORK SHOWS NOTHING IN THEIR SYSTEM, THAT THE PATIENT WAS ATTEMPTING SI. WHAT WOULD THAT BE CLASSIFIED AS? I WANT TO GET IT OFF MY RECORD. AND DON'T KNOW HOW TO GO ABOUT IT. I KNOW IT'S NOT MALPRACTICES.

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Christian K. Lassen II

Christian K. Lassen II

Medical Malpractice Attorney - Philadelphia, PA
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It is not criminal, thus, would not be on your criminal record.

Stewart C Crawford Jr.

Stewart C Crawford Jr.

Personal Injury Lawyer - Lansdowne, PA
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Ensure first that it does indeed appear on your record, chances are that it doesn’t. Typically, involuntary commitments (i.e. 302s) are not criminal actions. Sometimes criminal acts are charged in connection with a 302 commitment, but the 302 itself is not criminal and should be protected by health and privacy laws.

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David B Pittman

David B Pittman

Personal Injury Lawyer - Fort Myers, FL
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The only way i know is to speak to the doctor about the error and see if they will add an addendum or correction.

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