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Published on: Tuesday, December 17, 2013

New York Court of Appeals Rejects Claim for Medical Monitoring

RICHMOND, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The New York Court of Appeals today said that New York law does not allow for an independent cause of action for medical monitoring. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit asked the state’s highest court to decide whether current or former long-term smokers who have no sign of disease can pursue an independent claim against a tobacco company to establish a medical monitoring program. “We believe that the New York Court of Appeals correctly held that the