Tag Archives: attorney-client privilege

Med-mal plaintiff can’t use HIPAA to pierce privilege

A medical malpractice plaintiff did not have a right under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act to the production of transcripts of ex parte physician interviews conducted by defense counsel, the Georgia Supreme Court has ruled in reversing a ...

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Party waived attorney-client privilege ‘forever’

A defendant in an intellectual property dispute permanently waived his attorney-client privilege with respect to documents that he voluntarily disclosed to the federal government in a criminal investigation, the 9th Circuit has ruled in upholding a discovery order.

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ABA urges Congress to set CFPB privilege standard

WASHINGTON – The American Bar Association is urging Congressional lawmakers to adopt legislation that would establish a standard for the treatment of privileged information by federal financial agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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