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 October 1, 2020  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Healthcare

MaryAnn Pazanowski reports:

A Maine hospital won a discovery dispute against a medical malpractice plaintiff seeking nonparty medical records because the state’s physician-patient privilege protects such information, even when patient-identifying data has been removed, Maine’s top court said.

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court Tuesday adopted an expansive view of the privilege in a decision answering a question of first impression in the state.

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