SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department
March 25, 2011
SRINIVASAN VENKATARAMAN, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ESTATE OF MAYA ROSE VENKATARAMAN, DECEASED, AND SUZANNE VENKATARAMAN, INDIVIDUALLY, PLAINTIFFS-APPELLANTS,
JUDITH ORTMAN-NABI, M.D., ALLCARE FOR WOMEN OB/GYN, LLP, CECILIA STEARNS, C.N.M., JENNIFER (LAMM) FIELD, C.N.M., SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL OF BUFFALO, CATHOLIC HEALTH SYSTEM, INC., DOING BUSINESS AS SISTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITAL OF BUFFALO, SARBJIT SINGH VILKHU, M.D., KATHERINE STUTZMAN, R.N., DEFENDANTS-RESPONDENTS, AND S. PIECZOKA, D.O., DEFENDANT.
Appeal from an order of the Supreme Court, Erie County (Joseph D. Mintz, J.), entered December 28, 2009 in a medical malpractice action. The order granted the motions of defendants Judith Ortman-Nabi, M.D., Allcare for Women OB/GYN, LLP, Cecilia Stearns, C.N.M., Jennifer (Lamm) Field, C.N.M., Sisters of Charity Hospital of Buffalo, Catholic Health System, Inc., doing business as Sisters of Charity Hospital of Buffalo, Sarbjit Singh Vilkhu, M.D., and Katherine Stutzman, R.N. to preclude plaintiffs from presenting proof or evidence that Suzanne Venkataraman suffered emotional distress or emotional damages as a result of the death of Maya Rose Venkataraman.
Venkataraman v Ortman-nabi
Appellate Division, Fourth Department Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431.
This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports.
Decided on March 25, 2011
PRESENT: SCUDDER, P.J., CENTRA, CARNI, SCONIERS, AND GREEN, JJ.
It is hereby ORDERED that the order so appealed from is unanimously affirmed without costs for reasons stated in the decision at Supreme Court.
Entered: March 25, 2011
Patricia L. Morgan Clerk of the Court
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