Employer obtained medical records without my permission no release signed. Received release from Maryland once claim filed. The employer's attorney has the files.
Typically you would be provided a release. Employer does generally need this access to manage your claim, and their attorney can see whatever they can see. Ask your health care provider to see what the employer submitted to gain access. But if you went to employer's doctor/clinic, then you likely signed this when you were in the lobby.
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Maryland law requires that you sign a medical authorization at the time the claim is filed. It is mandatory, but is limited to records pertaining to body parts injured.
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