Category: Damages

Punitive damages in medical malpractice case

Gomez v Cabatic, 2018 NY Slip Op 00278 (2d Dept. 2018) “On consideration of the above authority, we now hold that where, as here, a plaintiff recovers compensatory damages for a medical professional’s malpractice, a plaintiff may also recover punitive damages for that medical professional’s act of altering or destroying medical records in an effort […]

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