Tag Archives: Medical

Bankrupt Medical Records Company Hit with $100,000 Penalty for HIPAA Violations

Filefax, Inc., a defunct Illinois medical records storage and management company, has been fined $100,000 for improperly handling medical data under an agreement with the court-appointed receiver managing the company’s assets on behalf of its creditors.  This settlement has implications … Continue reading

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Some Further Thoughts on Fair Housing Act Medical Verifications

I have had a handful of reasonable accommodation requests come across my desk over the last month with the same issue: when the leasing office gets a medical verification, the health care provider identifies that the resident has a medical … Continue reading

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Radiologists Among Most Sued Medical Professionals, Study Says

A correct and timely diagnosis often depends on the accurate and timely interpretation of radiology reports. Unfortunately, this does not always happen. If you have been injured due to a radiology error, we may be able to help. At Arfaa … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Appellate Court Upholds Summary Judgment for Insurer in Dispute Regarding the Requirement that Physicians Perform Medical Examinations in PIP Insurance Claims

If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident in Massachusetts, you may be able to seek compensation through the at-fault driver’s Personal Injury Protection (PIP) auto insurance policy. In order to receive benefits, there are several procedures and rules … Continue reading

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Direct Supervision by Attending Does Not Decrease Medical Errors, Study Says

Hospital negligence can lead to devastating harm. If you or your loved one has sustained an injury due to a medical professional’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation for your harm. At DeFrancisco & Falgiatano Personal Injury Lawyers, in addition to compensation, … Continue reading

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