Medical Records: AB 727 (1996)
Overturns the 1990 Court of Appeals decisions in Ambrose v.
Overturns the 1990 Court of Appeals decisions in Ambrose v. General Cas. Co. which denied access to medical records pre-existing the date of the occurrence at issue in a given lawsuit. Allows a court order to provide requested information including directly relevant medical records, pre-existing conditions and treatments.
This op-ed was originally published by Agri-Pulse. Mass tort litigation has become a multi-billion-dollar industry for trial lawyers over the past several decades as they’ve targeted everything from tobacco and […]
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