Tag: law change

Appellate Court Decision Expands Physician Liability in Accidents Caused by Medicated Drivers

Physicians and hospitals may be liable to the general public if a patient is not warned of medications that can impair the patient’s driving ability. A third party who is injured in an accident may now sue the physician or hospital directly if there has been a failure to warn the patient of the side effects.

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New York State Adds Dentists’ Offices to Sites Regulated by Telemedicine Law

Governor Cuomo has approved a bill that adds dentists’ offices to the sites that are included in New York’s state law regulating telemedicine.

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Need to Know: Change in NYS Public Health Law

New requirements for hospitals caring for visually impaired patients went into effect October 20.

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