If I disclose medical records to an attorney does he have the right to share my medical documents with another attorney without my permission?

Asked on December 8, 2011 under Family Law, Illinois


Hong Shen / Roberts Law Group

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

It depends. If he or she is trying to get some advices from another attorney who is closely associated with her, such as in the same firm, it might be ok. An attorney knows that anything related to the representation and the client is confidential and should not be disclosed without permission.

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