Virginia: Medical Malpractice – a Lawyer’s Photographing

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The October/November 2011 issue of the Louisiana Bar Journal features “Camera Phones, Patient Privacy and HIPAA: The Growing Problem of Camera Phone Abuse in Health-Care Facilities”. That legal article chronicles that “the majority of the reported cases of camera phone abuse in health-care facilities involve employee breaches” by unauthorized photographing patient records and even the patients themselves id. at 182; which constitutes medical malpractice.

Although currently based in Virginia, Mr. Waterman has been licensed to practice law and in good standing in Louisiana since 1982. He occasionally handles medical malpractice cases out-of-state, including prior ones in Texas and Pennsylvania.