Ohio Supreme Court Remands Lead-Poisoning Case; Review Of Health Records Needed

(February 22, 2016, 2:16 PM EST) -- COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Supreme Court on Feb. 18 affirmed a lower court decision remanding a case involving a law firm’s access to a county health agency’s lead-poisoning records, ruling that the initial records request needs to be reviewed to determine what information, if any, can be released after all protected health information is redacted (Cuyahoga County Board of Health v. Lipson O’Shea Legal Group, No. 2014-0223, Ohio Sup.; 2016 Ohio LEXIS 423).

(Opinion available. Document #15-160301-009Z.)


In 2012, Michael J. O’Shea, a principal...
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