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Heaphy v. Metcalf, No. 2CA-SA 2020-0001 (App. Div. II, June 18,2020) (J. Eppich) https://www.appeals2.az.gov/decisions/SA20200001Opinion.pdf MEDICAL RECORDS OF BENEFICIARY IN WRONGFUL DEATH CASE NOT DISCOVERABLE UNLESS BENEFICIARY PUTS MEDICAL CONDITION AT ISSUE/THAT LIFE EXPECTANCY OF BENEFICIARY IS AT ISSUE DOES NOT MAKE RECORDS DISCOVERABLE The surviving wife brought a medical malpractice wrongful death action on her own behalf and on behalf of the decedent’s three adult children. Defendants sought production of the beneficiaries’ medical records claiming that by virtue of their claim for lost companionship they had put their life expectancy at issue and their medical records might be relevant on…
Our May 2020 has arrived! Our attorneys cover the following topics: ‘A Path to Happiness’ by Dev Sethi  ‘Good News for Those Having Trouble Serving Their Lawsuit’ by Ted Schmidt ‘A Journey to the Canal Du Midi’ by Peter Akmajian ‘Three Things that Make Me Happy About Being Stuck at Home’ by……