ABA Journal

HIPAA

3 ABA Journal HIPAA articles.

Costco customer can sue for alleged disclosure of erectile dysfunction medication to ex-wife, top state court says

A Costco customer will be able to pursue his lawsuit alleging that his hopes of reconciliation with his ex-wife were dashed when a store pharmacist wrongly told her that his erectile dysfunction medication was ready for pickup.

CDC plans to collect data on vaccine recipients, leading to privacy concerns

Some states are objecting to a requirement that they share information on vaccine recipients with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Genealogy sites give law enforcement a new DNA sleuthing tool, but the battle over privacy looms

While law enforcement and the public largely welcome the new wave of forensic genealogy, others worry that privacy rights are being eroded by an investigative approach with little regulatory oversight.