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Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett and MLMIC Chairman of the Board Dr. James Reed, discuss the state of today’s economy and its interplay with New York’s ever-changing healthcare marketplace.



October 16, 2018 Regulated Marijuana Hearing Session:

Suffolk County

Suffolk County Legislator: William Spencer, MD

Suffolk County Health Comissioner: James Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW

MSSNY Immediate Past-President: Charles Rothberg, MD


October 12, 2018 Legislative Breakfast

(Left to Right) Phil Schuh; Frank Dowling, MD; Greg Blower (attending on Senator’s Lavalle's behalf); Mariah Dignan (attending on Congressman Suozzi’s behalf); Ray Bennardo (attending on Senator Flanagan’s behalf); Bruce Berlin, MD; Assemblyman Michael J. Fitzpatrick; Assemblyman Andrew P. Raia; Lasheca Lewis (attending on Assembly woman Kimberly Jean-Pierre’s behalf); Charles Rothberg, MD; William Spencer, MD; John Hallowell, PA; Stephen Coccaro, MD.  [not in group photo: Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo; Senator Philip Boyle; Congressman Lee Zeldin; Jarett Gandolfo (attending on Assemblyman Andrew R. Garbarino's behalf)]




MLMIC Joins Berkshire Hathaway Family of Companies

MLMIC Insurance Company (formerly known as Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company) (“MLMIC”), announced today the completion of its conversion from a property and casualty mutual insurance company to a property and casualty stock insurance company and its acquisition by National Indemnity Company, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (“Berkshire Hathaway”).

Read more HERE



Sexual Harassment Law Written Policy Requirement Effective October 9

As previously reported, by October 9, 2018 all employers in New York State are required to adopt a written sexual harassment prevention policy that must include.....

 or more information on the new sexual harassment laws or any employment law related matters, please contact Jay Silverman, Esq. at (516) 663-6606 or [email protected]


Regulated Marijuana Listening Sessions

The Department of Health, under the direction of Governor Cuomo, is leading a multi- agency study to understand the impact of legislation for regulated Marijuana in New York State.

Listening sessions began in early September and will be completed by mid-October. All sessions will be from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Doors will open at 5:30 PM. The sessions are open to the public, and to accommodate all those planning to attend, pre-registration is encouraged.
  • Nassau-Long Island - Thursday, September 27, 2018  – Hofstra University - 1000 Fulton Avenue, Hempstead, NY 11549 - Student Amphitheater, Student Center - Register
  • Suffolk-Long Island - Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - Clarion Conference Center - 3845 Veterans Memorial Highway, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 - Crystal Ballroom - Register



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