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Second Circuit Finds No Consent in TCPA Appeal

In a recent ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit revived a claim against debt collector under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), finding that the recipient of the call never expressly consented to the calls. The plaintiff, Albert Nigro, called the power company to discontinue service at the home of his… Continue Reading

Former Patient Advocate took Medical Records from Hospital, Alleges Hospital Instructed her to Destroy Them

Approximately 233 pages of confidential patient grievance files are at the center of a legal storm in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.  In the case of Peterson v. HealthEast Woodwinds Hospital, the plaintiff, a former Patient Advocate, alleges she was instructed to improperly destroy medical files. According to her Complaint, this caused Peterson stress that required her to… Continue Reading