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Legal Bytes: July 31, 2017

Legal Bytes: July 31, 2017

Legal Bytes

Legal Bytes

Commonwealth not Required to Provide Written Transcripts of Crime Victims’ Video Interviews

The Commonwealth is under no obligation to prepare written transcripts of videotaped victim interviews for a criminal defendant, the Pennsylvania Superior Court held in Com. v. Robinson

By | 2015-08-12T12:01:59+00:00 August 20th, 2015|Categories: Criminal Law, General|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Commonwealth not Required to Provide Written Transcripts of Crime Victims’ Video Interviews

Records Produced by Hospital for Government Investigation not Protected by Peer Review Privilege

Documents and communications generated by a hospital during a governmental agency’s investigation of a failed medical procedure are not protected from discovery by the Pennsylvania Peer Review Protection Act, 63 P.S. §425.1 et seq., the Superior Court held in Yocabet v. UPMC Presbyterian and University of Pittsburgh Physicians

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:28+00:00 June 24th, 2015|Categories: Civil Litigation, Health Law|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Records Produced by Hospital for Government Investigation not Protected by Peer Review Privilege