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Civil Practice – Subpoena Duces Tecum – Medical Records – Fraud – Insurance Carrier (access required)

Where plaintiffs, who allege that defendant physician falsified decedent's medical records, argue that the alleged fraud bars the insurance company's claim of privilege from producing the records, the court will order production of certain communications between the insured, his counsel and the carrier. Plaintiffs have assumed that the court will extend the attorney-client privilege to the ...