Professional Liability Advocate

Professional Liability Advocate

Tag Archives: HIPAA

Negative Online Reviews: The Best Defense

Posted in Data Privacy & Security, Professional Liability
A recent Washington Post article examined the issue of patient privacy complaints after medical providers responded to negative Yelp® reviews about medical care. The issue of how a professional can (or should) respond to negative online reviews is not limited to physicians or medical facilities. While attorneys are not subject to HIPAA, they are all… Continue Reading

Patient-on-Patient Violence: Does a Negligence Case Trump a Patient’s HIPAA Rights?

Posted in Attorneys, Medical
At some point in their careers, most medical malpractice defense attorneys have defended a medical facility against a claim for negligence based on one patient being attacked by another. The negligence claim is premised on a failure to properly supervise and protect a patient from another who is known to have a propensity for violence.… Continue Reading