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Summer 2016 E-Newsletter

Michael J. Boranian Discusses the Legal Implications of EMR Documentation for Medical Personnel

On June 23, Michael J. Boranian, the head of the Medical Malpractice group at Montfort, Healy, McGuire & Salley, LLP, gave a presentation at a major area hospital titled “The Legal Implications of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Documentation for MDs/Nurses/MLPs: ‘Charting’ a Better Course.” Mr. Boranian discussed practice-related issues medical staff often encounter in the documentation process, the import and impact of narrative documentation in medical malpractice claims and the jury’s perceptions of chart entries at trial. READ MORE »

Montfort, Healy, McGuire & Salley LLP Welcomes Lindsey Brown as a New Associate

Lindsey Brown has joined Montfort, Healy, McGuire & Salley LLP as one of the firm’s associates. Ms. Brown concentrates her practice in the areas of tort law, insurance law, personal injury litigation and medical malpractice defense. READ MORE »

This was reported by Long Island Business News.

Montfort, Healy, McGuire & Salley LLP Successfully Vacates Default Judgment

Donald S. Neumann, Jr. of Montfort, Healy, McGuire & Salley LLP successfully vacated a $600,000 default judgment on behalf of a Virginia resident in a personal injury matter. On November 14, 2013, the defendant, a resident of Virginia, was involved in a motor vehicle accident with another car that was occupied by its driver and one passenger. The driver resided in Georgia, and his passenger resided in Maryland. The complaint did not set forth the state where the accident happened, and no connection to New York was pleaded or established. READ MORE »

Montfort, Healy, McGuire & Salley Successfully Appeals Case Involving the Scope and Interpretation of an Indemnification Clause

Donald S. Neumann, Michael A. Baranowicz and Christopher T. Cafaro of Montfort, Healy, McGuire & Salley LLP successfully represented a defendant third-party plaintiff-appellant telecommunications company before the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department. The client sought action against a subcontractor for indemnification for attorneys’ fees in conjunction with the successful dismissal of a personal injury action against the telecom company and its subcontractor. READ MORE »



Federal Court Upholds Ruling in Favor of Insurance Company in Claim Theft Case

A federal appeals court recently upheld a summary judgment by a lower court, stating that an insurance company’s business unit was right to deny coverage under a crime policy issued to a company. READ MORE »

Discovery Requests Were Wrongly Denied for Records of Surgical Procedures Performed on Non-Parties

The Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department recently handed down its decision on a medical malpractice suit appealed from the New York State Supreme Court. In reversing the lower court’s ruling, the Second Department found that specific discovery requests by the plaintiff were wrongly denied. READ MORE »

Insurance Fee Schedule Used as an Affirmative Defense

Submitting claims to insurance agencies can be complex as there are fee schedules and set services which are covered. One recent case involved fee schedules and payment of claims. Ms. Kenia Perez was a patient at East Coast Acupuncture (ECA) during August, September, and October 2013. After ECA submitted claims for Ms. Perez for treatments received, the defendant, Hereford Insurance Company, recalculated the amount of the claims based on their fee schedule. Afterwards, ECA brought suit to recover the amount of claims left unpaid by Hereford. READ MORE »

For more information about these cases or the firm's insurance defense representation, contact Donald Neumann, Managing Partner, at or at (516) 747-4082.

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