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Unformatted text preview: consumer fraud provisions. REASONING It noted that the consumer fraud statutes relied on by the plaintiffs, General Business Law 349 and 350 had historically been used to combat fraud in the medical context and rejected defendants' argument that plaintiffs' claims must be governed exclusively by New York's informed consent statute, Public Health Law 2805-d. The Court viewed the plaintiffs' deceptive acts and false advertising claims as quite different from malpractice claims for lack of informed consent....
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- Spring '08