NY Court Revives Bad Birth Suit Against Manhattan Hospital

Law360 (July 23, 2020, 9:59 PM EDT) -- A New York appellate panel has revived claims lodged against Lenox Hill Hospital and a doctor in a medical malpractice suit accusing the health care providers of causing a mother and infant's injuries following childbirth, saying the hospital's expert witness was not qualified to testify.

A four-judge Appellate Division panel for the Second Department on Wednesday reversed a summary judgment ruling in favor of Lenox Hill Hospital in a suit accusing the hospital and Drs. Saul R. Stromer, Nidia De Jesus and Esperanza Naves-Ruiz of providing negligent medical care to maternity patient Lila Roizman, which caused her to suffer a pelvic...

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