Category: Health Law

Ohio Governor Vetoes Heartbeat Bill, But Passes Ban on Abortions After Twenty Weeks

–by Bri Szopinski Citations: Sheryl Gay Stolberg, John Kasich Signs One Abortion Bill in Ohio but Vetoes a More Restrictive Measure, N.Y. Times (Dec. 13, 2016), http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/13/us/kasich-ohio-heartbeat-abortion-bill.html?_r=0. Emanuella Grinberg, Ohio Governor Bans Abortions After 20 Weeks While Vetoing “Heartbeat” Bill, CNN

Posted in Constitutional Law, Health Law, Legal Pulse

Survey: 2015 Health Law

Survey of New York Health law for 2014–2015. View Full PDF Mr. Crowley is a Staff Attorney with Legal Services of Central New York, Inc.; J.D., Syracuse University College of Law; B.A., University of Connecticut. Mr. Thater is an Associate with Gale

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New York Court of Appeals Holds “Symptom Threshold” Methodology Is Inadmissible, But Cites “Odor Threshold” Methodology With Approval

—by David M. Katz Sean R. v. BMW of N. Am., LLC, 48 N.E.3d 937 (N.Y. 2016). Abstract: The New York Court of Appeals recently decided that the basis for an expert opinion on the specific concentration of a chemical

Posted in Evidence, Health Law, Legal Pulse, Tort Law

Taxing the Human Body

—by Kelly Pare Perez v. Comm’r, 144 T.C. No. 4 (2015) Abstract: Advances in modern medicine have brought new meaning to the idea of selling one’s body. Surrogacy arrangements, egg and sperm donations, and even black market kidney transactions are

Posted in Health Law, Legal Pulse, Tax Law

Sodium Wars: New York City’s Effort to Warn

— by Forrest Young ABSTRACT:   In 2015, New York City’s Board of Health announced new regulations requiring chain restaurants to provide warnings about the sodium in their menu options.  In February, a trial judge rejected the National Restaurant Association’s challenge.

Posted in Administrative Law, Health Law, Legal Pulse

Injured? You May be Covered: Court Of Appeals Extends the Duty of Care Owed by Medical Providers to Members of the General Public

— By Andrew Stewart Davis v. South Nassau Communities Hosp., 2015 NY Slip Op 09229 (December 16, 2015). Abstract: The Court of Appeals recognized a legal duty owed by medical providers to a non-patient, third party even in the absence

Posted in Article Archive, Health Law, Legal Pulse, New York Court of Appeals, Tort Law

New Developments in Assisted Suicide Legislation

by Shannon Crane   This month, the California legislature passed the “End of Life Option” bill into law. This makes California the fifth state to legalize physician-assisted death by either legislative action or court ruling. Under section 443.2 of the

Posted in Criminal Law, Health Law, Legal Pulse

Survey: 2014 Health Law

Survey of New York Health law for 2013–2014. View Full PDF Ms. Lerch is an Associate with Gale Gale & Hunt, LLC; J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo; B.A., State University of New York College at Geneseo. Mr. Crowley is

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Survey: 2013 Health Law

Survey of New York Health law for 2012–2013. View Full PDF Ms. Lerch is an Associate with Gale Gale & Hunt, LLC; J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo; B.A., State University of New York College at Geneseo. Mr. Johnson is

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Survey: 2012 Health Law

Survey of New York Health law for 2011–2012. View Full PDF Kirsten A. Lerch is an Associate with Gale, Gale & Hunt, LLC. J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo; B.A., State University of New York College at Geneseo.

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