Legal Question in Personal Injury in California
In suit for emotional distress, should I give opposing counsel access to medical records?
Asked on 7/20/22, 10:11 am
1 Answer from Attorneys
Timothy McCormick Haapala, Thompson & Abern, LLP
You're going to have to one way or another. If you don't agree, they will ask for a court order. By putting your mental health at issue, you have opened the door to the defendant exploring your medical records. You can't keep private evidence that relates to claims you have chosen to make.
Answered on 7/21/22, 8:41 am