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Medical Records


Civil - Medical Records

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
9 A.M.- 5 P.M.

All medical records must be accompanied by a original subpoena with the the index number clearly listed. The medical records department has limited space for storage and only cases’s with filed Notes of Issue may subpoena records. If the case does not have a Note of Issue the records will be rejected.

Once a case has come to verdict, the attorney that subpoenaed the records are to pick them up in five (5) business days (one week) unless the case is to be appealed. If a appeal is to be perfected the medical records department is to be notified within five (5) business days. All records on cases not to be appealed and have been notified to please pick up their records will be destroyed in five(5) business days. If the appeal is denied, the attorney should request in writing the return of his records.