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81-Communicating with an Adversary's Health Provider

A defense lawyer may not obtain information from plaintiff's treating physician (finding that Va. Code § 8.01-399(D) overrules LEOs 204, 1042, 1158 and 1235).

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn