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Insurer’s attorney can’t have ex parte talk with doctor

State law protecting confidential medical information bars an attorney retained by a malpractice insurer from conducting an ex parte interview with a treating doctor who is not a party to the patient’s lawsuit, the Florida Supreme Court has ruled in ...

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Virginia attorney general might get new powers to investigate nursing homes

A bill sailing through the Virginia legislature would expand the attorney general’s power to investigate nursing home abuse and neglect, even in cases where the patient does not receive government assistance.

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