"But there is one way in this country in which all men are created equal-there is one human institution that makes a pauper the equal of a Rockefeller, the stupid man the equal of an Einstein, and the ignorant man the equal of any college president. That institution, gentlemen, is a court. It can be the Supreme Court of the United States or the humblest J.P. court in the land, or this honorable court which you serve. Our courts have their faults, as does any human institution, but in this country our courts are the great levelers, and in our courts all men are created equal."
- Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird 218 (1960)


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M. Megan O’Malley

Megan O’Malley, a principal and founding member of O’Malley & Madden, P.C., concentrates her practice in the areas of civil rights and employment law.

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John P. Madden

John P. Madden is a principal and founding member of O’Malley & Madden, P.C. and focuses his practice primarily in the areas of employment law, civil and commercial litigation, and appellate law.

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Alexandra L. Raynor

Alex Raynor is an associate attorney at O’Malley & Madden, P.C. Her practice is devoted primarily to the areas of civil rights and employment law.

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Your Right to Medical Privacy at Work

As an employee, there are just some things that an employer does not need to know. For example, that...

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The primary federal employment laws regarding confidentiality of medical information are the ADA and HIPAA. Which law applies will depend on the source of the medical information. Even when not specifically protected by law, it is a recommended practice to keep all employee medical information confidential.



from Workplace Fairness

Who can my employer show my medical information to?

  • To supervisors and managers where they need medical information in order to provide a reasonable accommodation or to meet an employee's work restrictions
  • To first aid and safety personnel if an employee would need emergency treatment or require some other assistance 
  • To individuals investigating compliance with the ADA and with similar state and local laws
  • As required for workers' compensation claims or for insurance purposes