It’s the 30-day ruleFebruary 1, 2020

Success Rehab, PT, P.C. v Hereford Ins. Co., 2019 NY Slip Op 52031(U) (App. Term 2d Dept. 2019)

“Contrary to defendant’s contention, defendant did not establish its entitlement to summary judgment. Defendant acknowledged that it had received 9 of the 12 claims at issue between May 13, 2015 and June 19, 2015 and that plaintiff’s assignor’s first IME was scheduled for August 3, 2015. As that IME had not been scheduled to be held within 30 calendar days after defendant had received those claims, defendant did not demonstrate its entitlement to summary judgment dismissing so much of the complaint as sought to recover upon those claims based upon the assignor’s failure to appear for IMEs (see 11 NYCRR 65-3.5 [d] “