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Ricks v. Budge

Country: United States
Year: 1937
Court: Supreme Court of Utah
Citation: Ricks v. Budge 64 P.2d 208 (Utah 1937)
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Medical malpractice, Poverty
Human Rights: Right to health
Facts:

Plaintiff brought action for malpractice against defendant physicians at the “Budge Clinic,” for (1) negligently treating him and discharging him and (2) refusing to treat and abandoning him when he was in immediate need of medical treatment. On March 11, 1935 plaintiff went to Budge Memorial Hospital to seek treatment for an infected hand. Defendant …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Damages, Duty of care, Indigent, Low income, Negligence, Tort
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