Practice Area: Health Law
Both for those interested in the legality of vaccine mandates and those interested in the United States Supreme Court’s First Amendment jurisprudence, the judicial response to state and federal vaccine mandates bears continued watching.
This program will provide an overview of advising clients (both employee and employer perspectives) and will assist in developing sample policies for your own firm in mandating employee vaccinations for COVID-19.
The New York State Bar Association is recommending that every employer in the state require that all workers be vaccinated.
As the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines continues both in New York and across the country, the question of whether private sector employers can require their employees to be vaccinated has become increasingly pressing.
The future of health and wellness is in your smartphone. With apps that make it easy to track your calories, number of daily steps, or monitor your heart rhythm, consumers are more empowered than ever to take control of their health. But what about apps geared for mental health, such as those related to relaxation, … Continued
William Moran, a 70-year-old man of Trinidadian origin, limped painfully while transferring from his bed to his chair in a private hospital in Manhattan. It was March 2020, and I was visiting him as a court evaluator in a Mental Hygiene Law Article 81 guardianship proceeding. The limp was caused by four gangrenous toes that … Continued
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