New York State Passes Legislation Partially Revoking Immunity of Nursing Homes for Negligence During COVID-19 Pandemic, But Danger of Federal Immunity for Nursing Homes Still Present

Posted on August 25, 2020

In March 2020, at the urging of the nursing home lobby, a little-noticed provision was slipped into the New York State Budget that gave nursing homes unprecedented immunity from civil and criminal liability for damages they cause when providing any health care services during the COVID-19 pandemic.¬†While nursing homes were still liable for damages they […]

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