Medical liability reform in New York State

By Heather Bennett, JD

In crisis, but hope is on the horizon

For the past several years, the medical liability environment in the state of New York has been spiraling out of control and has reached a crisis point. But it finally appears that the state government is realizing the extent of the crisis and is preparing to address it. As the reform efforts unfold, the New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Inc. (NYSSOS) is taking an active role.

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