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S07588 Summary:

BILL NOS07588A
 
SAME ASSAME AS A09633-A
 
SPONSORDEFRANCISCO
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Rpld & add 203 sub (g) 2, amd 214-a, CPLR; rpld 3, amd 4, Chap of 2017 (as proposed in S. 6800 and A. 8516)
 
Provides that where an action or claim is based upon the alleged negligent failure to diagnose cancer or a malignant tumor, whether by act or omission, for the purposes of sections fifty-e and fifty-i of the general municipal law, section ten of the court of claims act, and the provisions of any other law pertaining to the commencement of an action or special proceeding, or to the filing of a notice of claim as a condition precedent to commencement of an action or special proceeding within a specified time period, the time in which to commence an action or special proceeding or to file a notice of claim shall not begin to run until the later of either (i) when the person knows or reasonably should have known of such alleged negligent act or omission causing injury, provided, that such action shall be commenced no later than seven years from such alleged negligent act or omission, or (ii) the date of the last treatment where there is continuous treatment for such injury, illness or condition.
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