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CIVIL EVIDENCE - Documentary evidence - Medical records

Friday, July 13, 2018 @ 3:45 PM  

Appeal by the Province of British Columbia (Province) from a judgment of the British Columbia Court of Appeal affirming a decision finding that databases collected by the Province containing health care information were compellable in the context of the Province’s claim against Philip Morris International Inc. (Philip Morris) and other tobacco companies for the cost of health care benefits. The Court previously affirmed the constitutionality of the Tobacco Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act (Act) enacted by the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. The appeal...