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Collection of Medical Records: A Primer for Attorneys

FTC Targets Deceptive Conduct by Dietary Supplement Manufacturers

February 9th, 2017

The Federal Trade Commission Act, 15 U.S.C. § 45-58, (FTC Act) and the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act, 15 U.S.C. §§ 7701-7713, (CAN-SPAM Act) protect consumers against false and misleading product claims and materially false and misleading emails. The FTC has administrative or enforcement responsibilities for various laws, including statutes that relate to the consumer protection and competition mission. 

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Collection of Medical Records: A Primer for Attorneys

February 8th, 2017

Obtaining and reviewing medical records is an essential part of the discovery process when a claim involves physical injury. In pharmaceutical mass torts, for example, medical records are particularly important for documenting prescription history against alleged consumption. The following is a brief list of the steps required to obtain records effectively.

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