Medical Records Case Settlement

Lawyers reach settlement in medical records case

KANSAS CITY (AP) — Lawyers have asked a Jackson County judge to approve about a $400,000 settlement in a lawsuit filed after personal medical records that were put in the trash were blown across a neighborhood in May.

The settlement was between Midwest Women’s Healthcare Specialists and 1,532 of its clients, The Kansas City Star reported.

Mitchell Burgess, the attorney representing the clients, said lawyers don’t have any evidence that anyone used the information for illegal or improper purposes.