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    Patient Rights Suffer Setback With Failure of Lavern’s Law

    By Michael Barasch

    The recent failure in Albany of a measure known as “Lavern’s Law” means that New York remains one of only six states without a “date of discovery rule” for medical malpractice claims. This means: Malpractice victims have just 2 ½ years from the date harm actually occurred to sue if it occurred in a private […]

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