Can an employer request your medical records, if you were transported by ambulance regarding an unknown illnes while at work but no incident report or workman’s comp was involved in the incident?

Asked on August 28, 2015 under Employment Labor Law, Mississippi

Answers:

Anne Brady / Law Office of Anne Brady

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Medical records are private.  Just because the fainting episode happened at work does not give your employer the right to see your private, medical records.  Worker's compensation cases would be the one exception, but that insurance was not used in this case.


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