Guidelines for the Retention of Medical Records in Nevada It is axiomatic that all patients are eventually released from a healthcare provider’s care. Following a patient’s discharge (or death), providers may wonder how long they should retain a patient’s medical records. There is no law requiring medical records to be destroyed after a certain amount […]
Ethics and Online Social Networking
When I was recruited to write an article on social networking and the law, my first thought was, “what’s on my Facebook page, and is there anything I wouldn’t want any other attorney in Clark County to read?” Yes, I admit it, I – along with about 400 million other people in the world – […]
Anonymous internet postings: Can you be discovered?
One aspect of Internet communications that is getting an increased amount of attention is the right of an anonymous Internet poster to remain anonymous, particularly if the posting is relevant to subsequent litigation. It is not difficult to envision an inflammatory anonymous Internet post about a coworker or supervisor, or even a strongly opinionated anonymous […]