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Unformatted text preview: was not ill intended, it was skillfully performed, even though the patient did not consent. The supreme court disagrees, the acts of the doctor amount to at least a technical assault and battery, regardless of intent. The operation was conducted without the patients consent, and it was not necessary to have happen immediately, so it was wrongful, and thus unlawful. Defense : Dr. Mohr Verdict : The plaintiff will receive (her recovery) depends on the character and the extent of the injury. The beneficial nature of the operation, as well as the good faith of the doctor/defendant should be taken into consideration. Law and Economics Notes :...
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2007 for the course ECON 4040 taught by Professor Hay during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '07