Do New York City EMTs Have a “Duty to Act”?

While on the clock, New York City Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) have a “duty to act,” which means they are legally obligated to administer care to consenting individuals who are in need of it. However, like most states, New York does not have a similar law or policy in place for those who are off-duty.…

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Do You Know Who is Taking Care of You in the Hospital? Part Two

For years, hospitals and medical centers have attempted to limit their financial exposure for the medical malpractice of the professionals who work within their facility. They have attempted to do this by contracting with third-party professional corporations, sometimes local and at other times national corporations. Such corporations provide the services of anesthesiologists, certified registered nurse…

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Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder After FDA Finds Traces of Asbestos

Johnson & Johnson has recalled 33,000 bottles of baby powder after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently found asbestos in a bottle purchased online. Here, the product liability attorneys at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo, P.C. discuss these latest developments. Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder from Affected Lot Recalled from the Market …

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