Category: Practice areas

Missouri Medical Records Privacy and HIPAA

One frequent question I am asked has to do with the wrongful disclosure of medical records, or, using the language of the federal law known as HIPAA: protected health information. Most people have heard of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, but just as many are shocked to learn that that HIPAA does Read More …

Missouri DWI v. DUI v. OUI?

I often get asked the question, what is the difference between Driving While Intoxicated, Driving Under the Influence, and Operating Under the Influence? There is no real difference–different states just use the similar sounding titles for what is the same crime. Missouri’s statute just happens to call the offense “Driving While Intoxicated,” so lawyers who Read More …