Discovery: Privileges: Waiver

American Home Assurance v. Mary Bry [2/27/04] 2004 MTWCC 18 In pursuing a petition for benefits, the claimant generally waives any claim of confidentiality concerning information which is relevant to her claim or which may lead to admissible evidence.

Thompson v. State Fund [2/25/04] 2004 MTWCC 14 In pursuing a workers' compensation claim, the claimant waives any right to confidentiality regarding medical records which are relevant to his claim or which may lead to discoverable evidence regarding the issues raised by his claim.