Rice v Corasanti

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Rice v Corasanti 2014 NY Slip Op 08155 Decided on November 21, 2014 Appellate Division, Fourth Department Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law ยง 431. This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports.

Decided on November 21, 2014 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department
PRESENT: SCUDDER, P.J., CENTRA, LINDLEY, SCONIERS, AND DEJOSEPH, JJ.
1066 CA 14-00702

[*1]RICHARD J. RICE AND TAMMY A. SCHUELER, AS ADMINISTRATORS OF THE ESTATE OF ALEXANDRIA M. RICE, DECEASED, PLAINTIFFS-APPELLANTS,

v

JAMES G. CORASANTI, M.D., DEFENDANT-RESPONDENT. (APPEAL NO. 2.)

Appeal from an order of the Supreme Court, Erie County (John L. Michalski, A.J.), entered October 11, 2013. The order, insofar as appealed from, denied in part the motion of plaintiffs for a protective order to prevent the disclosure of the mental health records of plaintiffs' decedent.



CONNORS & VILARDO, LLP, BUFFALO (TERRENCE M. CONNORS OF COUNSEL), FOR PLAINTIFFS-APPELLANTS.

LAW OFFICES OF EPSTEIN, GIALLEONARDO & HARTFORD, GETZVILLE (ROBERT L. HARTFORD OF COUNSEL), AND HARRIS BEACH PLLC, BUFFALO, FOR DEFENDANT-RESPONDENT.



It is hereby ORDERED that the order insofar as appealed from is unanimously reversed on the law without costs and the motion is granted in its entirety.

Same Memorandum as in Rice v Corasanti ([appeal No. 1] ___ AD3d ___ [Nov. 21, 2014]).

Entered: November 21, 2014

Frances E. Cafarell

Clerk of the Court