Section Newsletter Articles on Medical Records

How to obtain medical records in light of Holtkamp v. Clayton By Richard D. Hannigan Workers' Compensation Law, September 2010 The appellate court in Holtkamp Trucking Co. v. David J. Fletcher, M.D., L.L.C., d/b/a Safeworks Illinois found that the paper that the medical records are on and the ink that is used to create the medical records are the property of the medical provider. To command the medical provider to mail medical records to the injured worker would be a confiscation of the medical provider’s property.
People v. Popeck: State’s right to all of defendant’s medical records on day of arrest By J. Randall Cox Traffic Laws and Courts, March 2009 A summary of the case of People v. Popeck.