Articles on Privileged Communications-Physician and Patient Act

The Petrillo doctrine examined By Brad L. Badgley Bench and Bar, December 2016 In McChristian v. Brink, the Appellate Court for the First District, in a case of first impression, applied the Petrillo doctrine to a unique set of facts: where the defendant medical corporation designated a member of the corporation who was also one of plaintiff’s treating doctors as an expert witness on liability, damages and causation.
Don’t fear the reaper By Kevin Lovellette & Mary Jane Adkins Government Lawyers, June 2011 As government attorneys, we should have the ability to speak with a Coroner to gather all the information necessary to properly defend or prosecute on behalf of the People.

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