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Lisa M. v. Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital
Plaintiff, a 19 year-old pregnant woman, was injured in a fall and went to an emergency room for treatment. The examining physicians directed a technician to perform obstetrical and upper-right quadrant ultrasound exams. The technician sexually molested the young woman under the guise of examination. The patient sued both the technician and the hospital. The trial court granted summary judgment in favor of the hospital and the court of appeals reversed.
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