Illinois Wrongful Death Attorneys: Doctor Patent Privilege


The issue of doctor-patent privilege often complicates wrongful death cases. Confidentiality between a doctor and patient is generally strictly enforced unless the patient waives privilege. If a patient dies without waiving confidentiality, the privilege may remain in tact. Without medical records, it can be very difficult to prove a wrongful death case. It’s important to hire an experienced wrongful death attorney to help you secure all necessary evidence and prove your case.

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