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Will a NY Court accept into evidence a doctor's electronic signature on his medical reports?


It depends on a number of factors, but the most important is where your case is venued, as there is currently a dispute between the Courts in New York State. If your case was brought in either New York or Bronx counties, the Court is more likely to accept these reports; if your case was brought in one of the Courts of the Appellate Division, Second Department, however (e.g., Brooklyn, Staten Island, Nassau, Suffolk or Westchester counties), there is a strong likelihood that the court will not accept into evidence these records. For additional information on this topic, please see "Brooklyn Court Holds Electronic Signature on Medical Records Invalid."