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Against Medical Advice – Remember CPLR Article 14.

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A recent article highlights why, when a patient signs out of a hospital ‘against medical advice,’ (“AMA”) counsel defending malpractice and personal injury lawsuits must raise culpable conduct/comparative negligence as an affirmative defense when interposing Answers on behalf of their clients.