Andrew S. Kaufman, a partner at Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan, writes that while the statute refers to medical malpractice actions generally, some courts and commentators have argued that the specific inclusion of dental and podiatric specialties suggests that the Legislature intended to exclude chiropractors, acupuncturists, psychologists, and certain non-licensed care providers such as herbalists.
What Constitutes 'Medical Care' for Statute of Limitations Purposes?
New York Law Journal
February 21, 2013
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