Sunday, May 28, 2006
An Example of An Effective Peer Review Defense - Where Plaintiff Does Not Produce a Witness
In Expo Med. Supplies, Inc. v Clarendon Ins. Co., 2006 NY Slip Op 50892(U), decided May 15, 2006 in Civil Court, Kings County, Judge Delores J. Thomas held that defendant's Peer Review Doctor Ronald A. Csillag's testimony was sufficient to carry their burden to prove that the supplies were not medically necessary. Plaintiff did not produce a witness, but instead relied upon the report of Dr. Barshay. The court found that no evidence was presented to refute defendant's testimony.