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Deposition of treating physician under NY rulesMarch 16, 2018

Matter of 91 St. Crane Collapse Litig, 2018 NY Slip Op 01651 (1st Dept. 2018)

“In any event, the court providently exercised its discretion in denying the relief sought since the moving defendants failed to show that the testimony they seek is unrelated to diagnosis and treatment and is the only avenue of discovering the information sought ”

The Court goes out of its way to prevent defendants to obtain depositions of treating doctors.  The public policy of New York of allowing broad discovery does have its limits.

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