News & Events

Action Arising From Report of Child Abuse Dismissed by Supreme Court, New York County
HPM&B successfully obtained a dismissal on behalf of a pediatrician affiliated with a major medical institution.  Plaintiffs, parents of an infant-patient, claimed that the pediatrician improperly reported them to child protective services because of a personal animus towards the parents.  Plaintiffs’ Complaint asserted causes of action for negligence, gross negligence, negligent infliction of emotional distress, ...
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Congratulations to all HPM&B attorneys who were included in the 2020 New York Super Lawyers List
HPM&B is proud to announce that 10 attorneys have been selected to the Super Lawyers 2020 New York Metro Rising Stars list and 4 attorneys to the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers list.  Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in New York are selected by the research team at Super ...
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Seven HPM&B Attorneys Selected as “Best Lawyers.”
Congratulations to Charles Bach, Peter DeNoto, Robin Dolsky, Robert Gibson, Andrew Neubardt, Daniel S. Ratner and Michael Sullivan for being selected as “Best Lawyers” by their peers for the 2021 New York City edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most highly respected peer-review guide to the legal profession worldwide. https://lnkd.in/ey554wn
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PRACTICE UPDATE: COVID-19 LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS EXPANDED IN NY AND CT
New York   On April 3, 2020, the Governor of New York signed into law the Emergency Disaster Treatment Protection Act.  The law (S.07506), which was enacted as part of an amended state budget, expands qualified immunity for health care institutions and providers during the COVID-19 public health emergency.   The law protects health care facilities ...
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Coronavirus Update: Gov. Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.10 (3/23/20)
Qualified Immunity   Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order provides that all physicians, physicians assistants, specialist assistants, nurse practitioners, licensed registered nurses and licensed practical nurses “shall be immune from civil liability for any injury or death alleged to have been sustained directly as a result of an act or omission in the course of providing medical ...
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Coronavirus Update – Incoming Mail
 As part of our effort to maintain normal operations during the Coronavirus crisis, effective immediately please do not send paper mail to our offices, including correspondence or legal documents.   All mail should be sent to us in digital format only, using the general email addresses listed below.  Your mail will be sorted and routed internally ...
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Health Care Alert: Novel Coronavirus; Practice Updates and Guidance
HPM&B is monitoring the rapidly changing federal and state rules and regulations affecting your practice in light of the Novel Coronavirus. Some significant changes have already been announced with regard to regulations that pertain to telehealth, HIPAA as well as monitoring of employees for symptoms of COVID 19.    Following are key provisions pertaining to ...
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Coronavirus Update
Dear Clients, Colleagues and Friends:   Here is an update about HPM&B’s ongoing efforts to protect the health and safety of its employees,  friends, and colleagues outside the firm, while continuing to protect its clients’ interests, during this challenging time.   Starting Monday, March 16, 2020, and for the next two weeks, our firm, including the New ...
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