Obtaining Records through FOIA as a Business

Our law firm is dedicated to making requests, making administrative appeals, and making judicial reviews under the Freedom of Information Act. I’ll use the acronym FOIA for the Freedom of Information Act. Today, we’re going to be talking about how FOIA interacts with the needs of business and how FOIA can help businesses achieve their goals? One of the crucial things that businesses need is information. They need information about their competitors. They need information about the products that they make and the products that they buy. They need to know about the markets for those products and sometimes not always, but sometimes the federal government in one of its many agencies, has information that will really help that business.
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Obtaining information for your business

We have represented businesses who need information. I like to talk about a couple of examples. One key example would be the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. We represented a company that needed data from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services on the provision of medical care to Americans. We were successful in helping this company obtain the data that they had been denied, that they’d been asking and asking for and we were able to help them and get that data. Another example is that we were contacted by a trucking company, and this trucking company wanted some test data about their competitors trucks. We were able to help that company obtain the test data on their competitors trucks, again, helping them do a better job in their business.

Business is the largest single user of the Freedom of Information Act, and we are honored to represent businesses that are trying to get information from the federal government. We represent businesses who request records, who have been denied records, and now have to do an administrative appeal. We represent businesses that are filing judicial reviews. So if you have questions on how to navigate the FOIA process, please feel free to give me a call and I’d be happy to talk with you.