Judge Accepts Hearsay Testimony in Child Neglect Case

, New York Law Journal

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Judge Robert Hettleman found that comments to physicians, social workers and mental health professionals are inherently reliable and therefore qualify for an exception to the hearsay rule, even if the remarks were made not by the patient but by someone else.

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Originally appeared in print as Hearsay Remarks to Healthcare Providers Accepted in Neglect Case

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