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Does HIPAA Prevent the Disclosure of Medical Records and Mental Health Records in Illinois Litigation?

In this article we answer the question, “does HIPAA prevent the disclosure of medical records and mental health records in Illinois litigation?”

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Emergency Involuntary Commitment to a Mental Health Facility in Illinois

In this article, we explain the process for emergency involuntary commitment to a mental health facility, a process whereby mentally ill individual may be temporarily admitted to a mental health facility against his or her will in order to prevent imminent danger to himself or herself or others.

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Exceptions to Hearsay in Illinois

There are several exceptions to hearsay. In this article, we’ll review the exceptions to hearsay and answer questions like, “What are the exceptions to hearsay?” and “When can hearsay evidence be admitted through another person’s testimony?” Hearsay exceptions do not mandate truthfulness; they only mean that the trier of fact (jury or judge) can be informed of the statement, therefore allowing the trier to consider it when deciding on the verdict of a case

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