New York Justice Dismisses Wrongful Death Claims Against Hospice Agency, Physician

(July 28, 2023, 4:45 PM EDT) -- BROOKLYN, N.Y. — A New York state justice granted summary judgment and dismissed wrongful death and medical malpractice claims against a physician and agencies for home health, visiting nurses and hospice care in an estate administrator’s suit alleging that the deceased died from sepsis related to infected pressure ulcers, finding that the defendants established that they did not contribute to the woman’s death and that the opinions of the estate’s expert witness do not address facts and “are conclusory and speculative.”...

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