No Strict Liability For NY Medical Cos. Over Info Leaks

Law360, New York (February 18, 2014, 6:08 PM EST) -- An opinion issued on Jan. 9, 2014 by the New York State Court of Appeals provides guidance in evaluating the liability of a medical corporation for an employee’s unauthorized release of a patient’s confidential medical information. In Doe v. Guthrie Clinic, 224 2014 NY Slip Op 00138 (N.Y. 2014), the court ruled that under New York law, a medical corporation was not strictly liable for an employee who — acting outside of the scope of employment — released confidential medical information.

In Doe, the plaintiff went...
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