AUSTIN WAKEMAN SCOTT
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Many are the situations in which the activities of a hospital may cause damage to someone, who thereupon brings an action for tort against the hospital. An action for tort is a civil proceeding brought by the complaining person to recover damages from the person or corporation charged with causing the injury. The injury may be to the person of the plaintiff or to his property. We are not concerned with the liability of the individual who caused the injury but only with that of the hospital itself. We are not concerned with liability for breach of contracts made by
SCOTT AW. TORT LIABILITY OF HOSPITALS*. Ann Intern Med. 1943;18:630–636. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-18-4-630
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;18(4):630-636.
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