Finding a patient could bring a malpractice suit against a physician with whom she had a nine-month affair while he was treating her, the Court of Appeals nonetheless threw out a punitive damage award in her favor on the grounds she failed to show the doctor engaged in "evil or malicious conduct" beyond any breach of professional duty.
Suit Allowed, but Damages Cut in Doctor's Affair With Patient
New York Law Journal
November 30, 2012
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