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I as a Client, signed of medical records (deceased

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I as a Client, signed for copies of medical records (deceased brother) relating to my case. for my Solicitor accesss.
Can I as the client have access to my solicitors copy of these records,
Who owns these copies.
Can I as a client take copies from records, whilst her case is ongoing.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
Is this for a Court case please?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

No, settlement in progress.

Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
If the medical records have been used of the purpose of Court proceedings then you can't have a copy, because although you can see them you are not entitled to a copy. You can only see them as they are a document which can only be used in current proceedings.
So in short you can view them but not get a copy or use its contents for any other purpose save for these proceedings.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Alex
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Dear Alex W,

Thank you for your answers to my questions, You made it very clear and Knowledgeable in helping me to understand, not only the legal issues but what I as a client can do.

( I did not want to appear stupid to my solicitor to ask these questions.)

Thank You,

Mary T.

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
HiJust to add to the above - if you are the Executor of your brother's estate then you are entitled to the recordsClare