New York Rejects Medical Monitoring As an Independent Cause of Action

December 23, 2013
MGKF Litigation Blog

Last week, the Court of Appeals of New York (the state’s highest court) definitively ruled that under New York law, a plaintiff cannot assert an independent cause of action for medical monitoring.  Rather, medical monitoring in New York is only available as an element of consequential damages for another tort where a plaintiff has suffered physical injury or property damage.  Read the full blog post.