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In re Barnes: Dallas COA Affirms garden variety mental anguish claims are not exception to Mental Health Information Privilege

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In a November 2022 opinion, the Dallas Court of Appeals re-affirmed the long-standing principle that pleading a routine or "garden-variety" claim for mental anguish as part of a personal injury or wrongdul death claim does not trigger an exception to the Mental Health Information provilege that would allow an opponent to peruse one's mental health care records. 

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