NY Judge Says LICH Closure Violates Spirit Of Sale Plan

Law360, New York (August 21, 2013, 1:50 PM EDT) -- A Brooklyn judge on Tuesday vacated a 2011 order that approved the sale of Long Island College Hospital from private hands to New York state, saying the deal clearly contemplated that the hospital would remain open — but the erstwhile parent immediately rejected the judge's demand that it reassume ownership.

Kings County Supreme Court Judge Carolyn E. Demarest's order appeared to pave the way to keep the only hospital in Western Brooklyn open for the foreseeable future, but it also appeared to be a step toward...
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