When it comes to your private and personal information, such as your social security number or your health and medical records, you want it to be safe from anyone who might use that information for wrongdoing.
What if, however, you or your family suspected a health professional of committing medical malpractice? Should your records be disclosed?
The family of Marie Charles filed a lawsuit against the Jacksonville area Baptist Health System because they believed, according to court documents, that “negligence in her care caused a severe neurological injury.”
Since Marie Charles’ family was disputing her care, the question of whether the Baptist system should disclose her medical records was up for debate.…