Fees In A Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
In a medical malpractice lawsuit, there are specific fees that must be covered. These fees cover the labor, supplies used for making copies of records, postage, and preparing an explanation of the protected health information. By taking into account the fees associated with a medical malpractice case you will come to realize filing a lawsuit is an investment. You will have to pay these fees by going forward with the lawsuit even if you lose.
If the individual requests a copy of the protected health information or agrees to a summary or explanation of such information, the covered entity may impose a reasonable, cost-based fee, provided that the fee includes only the cost of:
(iii) Postage, when the individual has requested the copy, or the summary or explanation, be mailed; and
If you have any questions on the fees associated with filing a medical malpractice lawsuit you can reach out to our office at (505) 242-7200. Our attorneys understand the process from start to finish and will guide you through the steps of a successful claim as well as answer any questions you might have. If you are considering filing a lawsuit against a hospital or doctor, we would be able to represent you if the incident took place in the State of New Mexico.