Thursday, October 30, 2014

School Shooter's Medical Privacy Violated

The parents of a boy who shot classmates at school have filed a lawsuit against the New Mexico hospital where he was treated claiming not enough was done to protect the privacy of their son's medical record.

The boy's medical record was inappropriately accessed by eight of the hospital staff. The parents are seeking compensatory and punitive damages from the hospital for "gross and reckless disregard of their son's rights.

"Eight staff members had "gross and reckless disregard of [his privacy] rights" when he was a patient at the hospital ." - News 4, Albuquerque
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Sources:
(a) Roswell shooter's medical privacy violated - www.KOB.com, 10/24/2014

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