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Hawkins v. McGee
Citation:Supreme Court of New Hampshire 84 N.H. 114, 146 A. 641 (1929)
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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The operation in question was about the removal of a lot of scar tissue from the palm of the plaintiffs right hand. There is evidence that the plaintiff and his father went into the defendants office and the defendant replied to the question of “how long will the boy be in the hospital,” by saying “Three or four days, not over four; then the boy can go home and it will be just a few days when he will go back to work with a good hand.” The defendant said “I will guarantee to make the hand a hundred per cent perfect hand or a hundred per cent good hand.” The hand turned out to be a hairy hand rather than a good hand that was promised.
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