Recent Publications - Medical Malpractice Defense


Richman and Bushwack Publish Article in Mealey’s Elder Law Report
July 21, 2020 | General Liability
David Richman and Jacqueline Bushwack published the article, “The Invisible Tort: Preparing For The Defense Of COVID-19 Negligence Claims” in Mealey’s Elder Law Report. It was previously published in Mealey’s Personal Injury Report. The article discusses how lawsuits are likely to be brought up against businesses if someone thinks he or she contracted COVID-19 there. …
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Bushwack and Richman Published in Mealey’s Personal Injury Report
May 27, 2020 | Medical Malpractice Defense | Complex Torts & Product Liability
Jacqueline Bushwack and David Richman authored an article in Mealey’s Personal Injury Report, “The Invisible Tort: Preparing For The Defense Of COVID-19 Negligence Claims.” Click here to read the article. …
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Legal Protections for Healthcare Workers during the COVID-19 Pandemic
March 31, 2020 | Medical Malpractice Defense | Health Services
At a time when medical professionals are overwhelmed by the COVID-19 crisis, Governor Cuomo issued an executive order expanding resources to healthcare workers. The goal is to meet the treatment demands of coronavirus patients, and most significantly, provide health care providers with protection, in most instances, from lawsuits for medical malpractice and other potential liability. …
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Stimulus Package Includes Bankruptcy Updates
March 30, 2020 | Bankruptcy
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act(CARES Act), signed by President Trump on March 27, 2020, contains key changes to the Bankruptcy Code. The CARES Act and the previously enacted Small Business Reorganization Act (SBRA) will impact consumers and small businesses that have filed, or may be faced with filing, for bankruptcy relief in …
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NYS Offers Forbearance to Borrowers, NYC Allows Penalty Waivers
March 25, 2020 | Banking
On March 21, 2020, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.9, which is in effect through April 20, 2020. The order provides financial relief to consumers and businesses with outstanding bank loans. The order modifies subdivision two of Section 29 of the Banking Law to provide that it is an “unsafe and unsound” business practice if …
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Strober Published in FC&S Legal
July 5, 2018 | General Liability
Eric Strober’s article, “Insurers and Defendants Take Note: There Has Been a Monumental Change to Negligence Litigation in New York” was published in the Eye of the Experts column in FC&S Legal. Click here to read the full article. …
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New York Extends Time to File Malpractice Claim
February 21, 2018 | Medical Malpractice Defense | Health Services
Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a new law, known as “Lavern’s Law,” that extends the amount of time a patient has to file a medical malpractice claim for a missed cancer or malignant tumor diagnosis. Patients now have 2 1/2 years to file a claim from the date the misdiagnosis is discovered by the patient, …
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The Status of Telemedicine Reimbursement
December 20, 2017 | Health Services
Benjamin Malerba, David Richman and Ada Kozicz wrote an article published in Health eSource, a publication of the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section entitled, “The Status of Telemedicine Reimbursement: States’ Efforts to Incentivize Providers to Utilize Telehealth Technologies.” The article centers on the importance of creating legislation that will provide insurance reimbursement for telemedicine, as a means to …
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Richman quoted in Healthcare Risk Management
April 4, 2017 | Medical Malpractice Defense
David Richman commented on the future of obstetrical malpractice claims related to the Zika virus. Specifically, he noted: “We may see cases coming out of patients with Zika, most likely related to the diagnosis and what advice is given to the parents in regards to potential termination of the pregnancy. There are a lot of …
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Richman Authors Chapter in NYSBA Book
April 3, 2017 | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Medical Malpractice Defense
David Richman’s paper, “Motions in Limine and Opening Statements,” was published in the New York State Bar Association’s book entitled, “Preparing For and Trying the Civil Lawsuit,” which, according to the foreword, was created to “inform both the aspiring trial attorney and the seasoned practitioner of the ‘how to’ of litigation practice.” David’s chapter discusses …
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