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Mohr v. Williams
Citation:95 Minn. 261, 104 N.W. 12
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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Mohr consented to an operation on her right ear. During the surgery, Williams found that the condition on her right ear was not serious enough to warrant the operation. Instead, Williams concluded that the condition in plaintiff’s left ear was more severe. Without waking Mohr to seek her consent for the new operation, Williams went ahead and operated on her left ear. The operation on Mohr’s left ear was successful. After the surgery, Mohr sued Williams for assault and battery.
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