The firm’s clients expect and are entitled to the strictest confidentiality in dealing with information affecting their interest. Maryland’s Rules of Professional Conduct requires that the firm preserves client confidences and secrets. Everyone associated with the firm has an affirmative duty to protect, preserve, and safeguard the confidentiality of all information obtained from a client in the course of work for the firm, including information that is discovered inadvertently. The law firm of Armstrong, Donohue, Ceppos, Vaughan & Rhoades, Chtd. has implemented comprehensive policies and procedures to ensure the utmost of confidences is maintained with all client dealings.
The firm is also required by law to protect the confidentiality of medical records in its possession. No medical records or other private health information about a party (even when that party is not our client) may be disclosed except as required to represent our client, and in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations. The law firm of Armstrong, Donohue, Ceppos, Vaughan & Rhoades, Chtd. has implemented policies and procedures to serve as necessary safeguards to prevent unauthorized use or disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI) and electronic Protected Health Information (E-PHI). All employees work together to follow these policies and procedures to ensure protection of PHI and E-PHI.