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1907 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
The Court of Appeals of Kentucky says that, on a reconsid¬ eration of the questions at issue in the case of Illinois Central Railway Company vs. Buchanan, it has reached a different conclusion from that announced in the opinion delivered when this case was before it on a former appeal. In this action the latter-named party, who was injured while in the railroad company's employ, sought to recover damages from the com¬ pany on the ground that the surgeons and attendants who waited on and cared
more » ... ited on and cared for him during the time he was confined in the hospital were incompetent and unskilled, and treated his wounds in an unskillful and grossly negligent manner. The company answered that the hospital was a corporation entirely independent of it, and that it' was not responsible for the acts or conduct of any of the persons in charge thereof.
doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02530190061027 fatcat:3ue6lx3t6jfarkvgnfurmlmcau