NY Doctor Must Face Suit Over Nursing Home Patient's Death

Law360 (September 16, 2020, 6:58 PM EDT) -- A split New York appellate panel on Wednesday refused to toss a suit accusing a primary care physician and a nursing home of causing a patient's death, saying there is a factual dispute as to whether the doctor was still treating the patient during her stay at the nursing home.

In a 3-1 ruling, a four-judge Appellate Division panel for the Second District affirmed a Suffolk County judge's decision to deny summary judgment to Dr. Imtiaz A. Khokhar in a suit accusing the doctor and Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitation Care Center of causing the death of patient Martha...

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