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A01489 Summary:

BILL NOA01489
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORMagnarelli
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add §4549, CPLR
 
Provides that in medical malpractice actions where the plaintiff is not the patient of the defendant and the alleged malpractice is the result of the defendant's treatment or care of a third party, the defendant may make a motion to the court to compel the non-party patient to waive the privilege; the court shall grant a waiver of the privilege in certain instances.
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