The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) is recommending that the state consider mandating a COVID-19 vaccine once a scientific consensus emerges that it is safe, effective and necessary. But before taking this significant step, the state government should conduct a public awareness campaign to urge voluntary vaccination. NYSBA’s House of Delegates approved a resolution … Continued
Practice Area: Health Law
Since the advent of smart phones, lawmakers and regulators have been slow to react to the exponential development of mobile health apps. Health lawyers faced with advising clients on the first generation of mobile health apps faced the daunting task of trying to situate novel technologies onto laws that were promulgated in a pre-digital age: … Continued
Topic: Litigation Financing, Conflicts of Interest.
A COVID-19 vaccination should be mandatory for all New Yorkers except those whose doctors exempt them, the Health Law Section of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) recommends in a report issued today. The report also calls on the state Department of Health (DOH) to adopt uniform standards for allocation of ventilators and personal … Continued
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