Yes. Pursuant to a federal law called HIPAA, you are entitled to inspect or copy your medical records. If you request a copy of your records, your health care provider is entitled to charge a cost-based fee that includes only the cost of (a) copying; and (b) postage, when you request that the copy be mailed to you.
Pennsylvania Attorneys Represent Victims of Medical Malpractice in Pittsburgh, PA
In times of desperation, we generally turn to Pittsburgh medical professionals for the help we need. It is imperative that our doctors and nurses can provide us with adequate medical care when we need it the most. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. There are instances where human error can arise, and even our most trusted doctors can make medical mistakes. Whether it be for an anesthesia error, medication error, surgical error or something more severe, careless mistakes made by medical professionals are inexcusable. If you believe you may have been a victim of medical malpractice at Jefferson Hospital, UPMC Shadyside Presbyterian, or any other Pittsburgh, PA hospital, contact the lawyers at Berger & Lagnese, LLC to see if you have a case.
Contact the Medical Malpractice Attorneys, Pittsburgh, PA at Berger & Lagnese, LLC for a Free Consultation
If you have a specific question about HIPAA or medical malpractice, please call us at 412-275-4122 or contact us online. Our office is convienently located at 310 Grant St # 720, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. At Berger & Lagnese, LLC our lawyers specialize in medical malpractice and work on cases in Pittsburgh, Greensburg, Uniontown, Beaver, Erie, Washington, and all of Western Pennsylvania. Our team of lawyers will find out what happened with your medical care and will get you the answers to your questions.