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29-Advancing Fees and Costs

A lawyer may advance the cost of medical records as long as the client remains ultimately liable. The Bar declines to say whether a litigant must pay for medical records which it subpoenas. [Rule 1.8(e)(2) exempts indigent clients from this requirement.]

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn