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Sweeping Changes to New York State Discrimination Law

By: Valerie K. Ferrier, September 2019

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Vaccination Considerations for Medical Providers and Patients

By: Aryeh S. Klonsky and Michelle A. Frankel, August 2019

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Informed Consent Considerations for Mammography in Women with Breast Implants

By: Thomas A. Mobilia and Daniel L. Friedlin, July 2019

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Punitive Damages In Nursing Home Negligence Cases

By: Rosaleen T. McCrory and Karen B. Corbett, June 2019

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Operative Reports: Be Careful What You (Don’t) Write

By: Anthony M. Sola and Daniel L. Freidlin, May 2019

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Men's Health: Mitigating Exposure in Prostate Cancer Cases

By: Jacqueline D. Berger, April 2019

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Psychiatric Advance Directives and the Treatment of Mentally Ill Patients

By: Gregory J. Radomisli and Michelle A. Frankel, March 2019

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Poor Documentation: the Heart of the Problem

By: Peter T. Crean and Nicole S. Barresi, February 2019

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Informed Consent in the Off-Label Use of Bone Morphogenetic Protein

By: Daniel L. Freidlin, January 2019

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The “Skinny” on Bariatric Surgery

By: Anthony M. Sola and Emma B. Glazer, December 2018

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Legal Considerations in Prescribing Opioids to Pediatric Patients

By Daniel L. Freidlin and Michael F. Bastone, August 2018

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Actions Against Physicians Involving Geriatric and Palliative Medicine

By: Rosaleen T. McCrory and Yuko A. Nakahara, July 2018

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The Significant Impact on Treating Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

By: Michael A. Sonkin and Samantha E. Shaw, June 2018

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How Effective Informed Consent Practices Support the Defense of the Surgical Complication at Trial

By: Anthony M. Sola and Daniel L. Freidlin, May 2018

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Physician Misconduct in the Age of #MeToo

By: Gregory J Radomisli and Emma B. Glazer, March 2018

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Beware of the Second Opinion Exposure

By: Peter T. Crean and Nicole S. Barresi, February 2018

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Lavern’s Law: Will New York Reset the Statute of Limitations Clock for Cancer Cases?

By: Thomas A. Mobilia and Aryeh S. Klonsky, November 2017

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The Significant Dangers of Engaging in a Physician-patient Relationship with Family or Friends

By: Anthony M. Sola and Samantha E. Shaw, October 2017

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New York’s Paid Family Leave Law: What Employers Should Know and How to Prepare

Co-authored by: Melanie M. Ghaw

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Is the Office-based Pediatrician Liable for Pediatric Obesity?

By: Charles S. Schechter and Sean F.X. Dugan

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Limiting Exposure for Claims of Untimely Reporting of Critical Radiological Findings

By: Thomas A. Mobilia and Daniel L. Freidlin

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Don’t Let the Zika Virus Bite You, Too: Obstetricians and Legal Liability

By: Anthony M. Sola and Emma B. Glazer, May 2017

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Gender-specific Cardiac Risk May Impact Medical Malpractice Liability

By: Peter T. Crean and Michelle A. Frankel, February 2017

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Maximizing Protection of the Patient and Minimizing Risk

By: John J. Barbera and H. Sally Ryu, December 2016

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Techniques to Obtain and Codify Informed Consent Discussions and Limit the Risk of Medical Malpractice Claims Based on a Lack of Informed Consent

By: Michael A. Sonkin and Michelle A. Frankel, November 2016

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Language Access and Malpractice Issues

By: Nancy J. Block, October 2016

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Pediatric Care: Collaboration between Urgent Care Center Providers and Pediatricians

By: Sean F.X. Dugan and Michelle A. Frankel, August 2016

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Cardiology Clearances and Informed Consent: Supporting Your Defense through Documentation

By: Peter T. Crean and Emma B. Glazer, February 2016

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Will Guidelines for the Evaluation of Head Injury Establish a Standard of Care?

By: Daniel L. Freidlin and Ryan T. Cox, January 2016
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Freestanding Emergency Departments: Growing in Numbers and Regulation

By: Daniel L. Freidlin and Brian Osterman, November 2015

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Social Media and the Physician

By: Nancy J. Block and Jessica A. Bresnan, September 2015

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Cybersecurity in Hospitals: Protecting Electronic Patient Devices from the Risk of Hacking

By: William P. Brady and Emma Glazer, August 2015

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Protected Categories Under the Anti-Discrimination Laws: Ignore Them at Your Peril

Co-authored by: Adam G. Guttell, July 2015

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Practicing Preventive Medicine: Defending against Allegations of Negligence during Gynecological Surgery before the Lawsuit Begins

By: Anthony M. Sola and Daniel L. Freidlin, June 2015

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The ‘Professional Judgment’ Rule: The Line between Medical Judgment and Deviation from Good Medical Practice

By: Barbara D. Goldberg and Iryna S. Krauchanka, May 2015

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Increase in Litigation against Physicians in Decubitus Ulcer Cases

By: Rosaleen T. McCrory and Yuko A. Nakahara, March 6, 2015

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Off-label Use of Newer Anticoagulants — What Should a Patient Be Told?

By: Peter T. Crean and Daniel L. Freidlin, February 5, 2015

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Open Payments: Creating Public Transparency in Industry-Physician Financial Relationships

By: Thomas A. Mobilia and Melanie G. Gelfand, October 6, 2014

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New York State Physician Profile — Practice Alert!

By: John J. Barbera, Wednesday, September 03, 2014

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Exposure of the Pediatrician to Liability for Medical Malpractice

By: Sean F.X. Dugan, Thursday, July 31, 2014

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Infection and Obstetrical Care Case Studies: A Malpractice Lawyer’s Analysis

By: Bruce G. Habian, Thursday, July 03, 2014

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Case Analysis and Expert Retention in a Medical Malpractice Case

By: Michael A. Sonkin, Friday, May 16, 2014

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Revised Diagnostic Imaging Standards to Take Effect in July 2014

By: Thomas A. Mobilia and Melanie G. Gelfand, Monday, March 31, 2014

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Patient Confidentiality: Legal Developments

By: Barbara D. Goldberg, Monday, February 03, 2014

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome: The Importance of the Differential Diagnosis

By: Barbara D. Goldberg, Wednesday, November 06, 2013

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Non-Party Physicians in Nursing Home Cases

By: Barbara D. Goldberg and Joseph L. DeMarzo, Tuesday, September 03, 2013

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The OPMC and Your Medical License

By: John J. Barbera, Esq., Tuesday, July 02, 2013

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New Studies, the Standard of Care and Malpractice Claims

By: Nancy J. Block, Saturday, June 01, 2013

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The National Practitioner Data Bank: What Every Physician Needs to Know

By: Kenneth R. Larywon and Stewart G. Milch, Thursday, October 18, 2012

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An Introduction to Accountable Care Organizations

By: Thomas A. Mobilia and Katie L. Harrison, Monday, April 09, 2012

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Electronic Discovery and Your Practice

By: Nancy J. Block and Gregory J. Radomisli, Sunday, July 17, 2011

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Women’s Health: Significant Developments Regarding Breast Surgery

By: Barbara D. Goldberg, Saturday, May 14, 2011

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The Defense of the Extreme Premature Infant Case With Severe Neurological Injuries

By: Bruce G. Habian, Thursday, January 13, 2011

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Personal Asset Exposure

By: Anthony M. Sola, Friday, September 17, 2010

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Informed Consent and Bariatric Surgery

By: Bruce G. Habian, Saturday, May 01, 2010

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