What Does the NLRB Have to Do with Healthcare Providers?
Nov16

What Does the NLRB Have to Do with Healthcare Providers?

This month’s post discusses a subject that many healthcare providers and their staff members might find unfamiliar: the National Labor Relations Board.

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When and How Might a Court Limit Discovery Due to Cost of Producing Electronic Information?
Oct19

When and How Might a Court Limit Discovery Due to Cost of Producing Electronic Information?

The production of electronically stored information by healthcare providers in response to requests made by plaintiffs in actions brought in United States district courts is the focus of this month’s post.

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As Medical Apps Increase, Litigation Issues Continue
Sep20

As Medical Apps Increase, Litigation Issues Continue

This post considers hypothetical legal issues related to an app on a mobile device that allows an individual to record and transmit symptoms to a provider.

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A Primer on Avoiding Sanctions for the Loss of Electronically Stored Information
Aug16

A Primer on Avoiding Sanctions for the Loss of Electronically Stored Information

I have also referred on several occasions to the December 1, 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. In this blog post I want to focus on amended Rule 37(e) and how it will impact the loss of ESI in civil litigation.

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What it Means to be Deposed
Jul22

What it Means to be Deposed

This month’s post highlights a litigation-related event that readers might experience in the future—or perhaps already have: a deposition. Depositions can involve inquiry into electronic and other types of information.

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What Were They Thinking? Film Crew in ER Brings Lawsuit to Hospital
Jun21

What Were They Thinking? Film Crew in ER Brings Lawsuit to Hospital

What happens when a hospital allows a film crew unfettered access to its facilities… but doesn’t obtain permission from their patients?

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