Redaction in Medical Malpractice Litigation
Redaction is often used in medical malpractice litigation to hide the identities of patients who aren’t parties to the lawsuit. Materials needing editing generally do not comprise medical reports since these are unique to the patient whose case is in dispute. Instead, documents that require redaction are those that might infringe on other patients’ privacy.
How Technology Helps Active Shooter Interventions
Is there some way that the innovation of science and computational directives from technological advances can reduce active shooter situations? What type of tech is it, and how can we deploy it to minimize the number of lives lost in active shooter incidents?
CCPA is Here | Are You Compliant?
It would be in the best interest of your business to get on board. July 1, 2020, is the day that the California AG and all of California’s residents will have an opportunity to hold your company to account. Severe financial penalties will now follow failure to comply. There can be lawsuits, state, and consumer fines. For a company handling large amounts of consumer data, a single breach can cost them $2500 per consumer.
Forensics | The Rules, The Scene, and The Collection Process
There is some urgency in learning and understanding the scientific methods involved in evidence collection and forensic testing. Not only is forensics now facing public scrutiny, but labs are dealing with scandal as many wrongful convictions have been discovered based on junk science.
Fingerprint Evidence | Is it Suitable for Trial Court?
For anyone involved, investigators or attorneys, a basic understanding of the fingerprint collection process, how they are located and lifted, can help everyone recognize inaccurate or faulty science in the results. If there is a need to cross-examine a crime scene specialist or as a witness to answer questions, an understanding of the techniques of locating, lifting, and identifying fingerprints is essential.
What Information Should Be Redacted from Medical Records?
Data Privacy in healthcare has become a hot button issue in the news lately, especially with firms such as Facebook coming under increasing scrutiny in the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Did you know, according to recent legislation, patients or their legal representatives have the right to request access to their medical records?
Patient Privacy and Document Redaction in Medical Contexts
Proper redaction of all medical information – whether they be physical or digital documents, audio files, or footage from examinations – is imperative to following the law and avoiding the myriad of problems associated with a data breach.
Handling PCI DSS Compliance | Data Retention & Protection
All business owners who handle customer credit data must comply with PCI DSS. In order for you to understand how to be in compliance – it’s good to get a handle on what the PCI DSS standards are and which ones directly affect you and your business.