Baltimore County, Md. has agreed to pay $475,000 to settle a workplace discrimination lawsuit brought on behalf of employees who said they were made to undergo overly broad and unnecessary medical examinations that had nothing to do with their jobs.Read More »
Employers may be legally obligated under the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act to take greater steps to safeguard employee medical records, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently cautioned in an informal discussion letter.
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UCLA Health System has agreed to pay $865,500 as part of a settlement with federal regulators after two celebrity patients alleged hospital employees broke the law and reviewed their medical records without authorization.Read More »
A medical malpractice plaintiff was entitled to the disclosure of the medical records of a surgeon who may have been the source of his Hepatitis B infection, the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled in vacating a protective order.Read More »