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Jensen v. Intermountain Health Care, Inc.
Citation:679 P.2d 903 (Utah 1984).
A man receives medical treatment negligently in a hospital owned by named Defendant. He also received negligent medical care while in the hospital from a separate physician-defendant. His surviving family member files suit against both parties.
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