Defending health care professionals who are being investigated or charged with professional misconduct is unsettling for clients and challenging for legal counsel. Health care providers in New York State can be subject to investigation by multiple state agencies at once, in addition to finding themselves as named defendants in a medical malpractice case. The NYS Department of Health, the Office of Professional Discipline, the NYS Attorney General's Office and even the local district [...]
On or before January 1, 2019, all New York State employers must see that their employees have completed interactive training in sexual harassment. In addition, employers are now required to disseminate their NYS compliant sexual harassment policies to all employees along with a pro forma complaint. Contact Noreen today for information about the new laws and to insure compliance by your organization.