This medical malpractice action on behalf of an infant severely injured during birth was settled before trial between plaintiffs and defendant hospital and doctors, with no mention in the infant's compromise that it included any compensation for medical expenses. At issue is the claim of plaintiffs' insurer to recoup, out of the settlement proceeds, medical expenses it paid and will yet pay...
TEICHMAN v. CMTY. HOSP.
87 N.Y.2d 514 (1996)
663 N.E.2d 628
640 N.Y.S.2d 472
Michelle Teichman, an Infant, by Her Mother and Natural Guardian, Camille Teichman, et al., Respondents, v. Community Hospital of Western Suffolk et al., Defendants, and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Intervenor-Appellant.
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Argued January 4, 1996
Decided February 15, 1996.
Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Pegalis & Wachsman, P. C., Great Neck (
Judges SIMONS, TITONE, BELLACOSA, SMITH, LEVINE and CIPARICK concur.
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