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Dr. Goldberg is Director of Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists of New York and New Jersey, Director of Mohs Surgery and laser research, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and Adjunct Professor of Law, Fordham Law School.
April 16, 2021
In this month's Legal Eagle column, David J. Goldberg, MD, JD, explores the legality of terminating an employee for refusing a COVID-19 vaccine.
March 19, 2021
Physicians have an obligation to create a hazard-free workplace, but the question is what legally constitutes a hazard?
March 02, 2021
In this month's Legal Eagle column, David Goldberg, MD, JD, explains if you can terminate an employee who's COVID-19 diagnosis has negatively affected your practice and led to substantial financial losses.
January 06, 2021
In this month's Legal Eagle article, David J. Goldberg, MD, JD, examines the legality of whether physicians can be used as an expert witness against non-physicians.
December 02, 2020
In this month's Legal Eagle article, David Goldberg, MD, JD, explains how to avoid an age discrimination lawsuit from a former employee in your office by bulletproofing human resources (HR) documentation.
November 13, 2020
David J. Goldberg, M.D., J.D., explains how a terminated employee can violate HIPAA if they access medical records of other associates at their former place of work, even if they find out one of those associates had COVID-19 and did not disclose it to the office.
October 14, 2020
In this month’s Legal Eagle article, David J. Goldberg, M.D., J.D., discusses the different professional standards of disclosure that a physician must fulfill when treating patients.
September 01, 2020
While several employees wanted to wear masks upon his office reopening, Dr. Covid reminded them that their state governor and city mayor did not require their use. Now an employee has contracted COVID-19 from a patient and has filed a complaint with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Should he be concerned?
July 20, 2020
Dr. Joe acquired a new laser prior to the pandemic. Three patients are scheduled for treatment during which he had told them a laser expert would be present. The laser expert deferred due to COVID-19. After carrying out the procedures alone, one patient sues for battery, though there were no adverse events. Is this battery? Can Dr. Joe use COVID-19 challenges as a defense?
June 10, 2020
In the COVID-19 era, standard of care is still evolving. David J. Goldberg, M.D., J.D., discusses this and more liability issues to consider when re-opening your practice.