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Carrier Must Defend Patient Record Release Claim (access required)

An insurance company must defend a medical records company in a class action alleging the company posted confidential medical records on the Internet; exposing confidential medical records to online searching is “publication” giving “unreasonable publicity” to a person’s private life, under policy terms, says the Alexandria U.S. District Court. Plaintiff Portal Healthcare Solutions Inc. is a ...