Can Medical Practitioners Be Held Liable To a 3rd Party?

Can Medical Practitioners Be Held Liable To a 3rd Party? | Stephanie J. Rodin

Earlier this year, the New York Court of Appeals—the state’s highest court—ruled that physicians and healthcare practitioners could be found liable to third parties. In Davis v. South Nassau Communities Hospital, 2015 N.Y. Slip Op. 09229 (December 16, 2015), the court extended a physician’s duty of liability and duty of care.

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