LEO: Medical Malpractice Counsel - LE Op. 204
Medical Malpractice Counsel - Doctor-Patient Privilege.
April 1, 1970
It is not improper for an attorney representing a defendant in a medical
malpractice suit to seek and obtain without plaintiff's knowledge or
consent information from other doctors who may have treated said plaintiff
even though such information may be within the doctor-patient privilege.
Committee Opinion April 1, 1970