A Manhattan judge yesterdayordered a mental health care provider to turn over to the City recordsof its treatment of Andrew Goldstein, who allegedly pushed Kendra Webdaleoff a subway platform, causing her death.
In the first interpretationof a key section of the Mental Hygiene Law, Justice Richard F. Braun saidthat the interests of justice in the case “outweigh any need for confidentiality,”and that Mr. Goldstein’s doctors must produce the records to City mentalhealth agencies conducting an investigation into the circumstances of Ms.Webdale’s death.
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