Federal District Court Finds that Mental Health Records Are Not Discoverable Under Ohio State Law

Jenkins v. Samuels, No. 3:21-CV-229, 2022 WL 20475979 (S.D. Ohio Nov. 17, 2022) – While the plaintiff claimed that, following his motor vehicle accident with the defendants’ semi-trailer truck, he suffered from “head pain, neck pain, headaches, sensitivity to light, sensitivity to sound, trouble concentrating, memory loss…and mental anguish,” the defendants were denied the right to obtain the plaintiff’s mental health records as they were deemed unrelated to the subject claim….
By: Marshall Dennehey
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