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DURATION OF PHYSICIAN’S RESPONSIBILITY

 Once a physician has undertaken to treat a patient, his employment and duty as a physician to the patient continues until [ended by consent [or request] of the patient] [or] [the physician withdraws from the case after giving the patient notice and a reasonable time to employ another doctor] [or] [the condition of the patient is such that the physician’s services are no longer reasonably required.]

A physician may limit his obligation to a patient by undertaking to treat the patient [only for a certain aliment or injury] [or] [only] [at a certain time or place.] If he so limits his employment, the physician is not required to treat his patient [for any other ailment or injury] [or] [at any other time or place].

NEV J.I. 6.06

BAJI 6.05

About the Author

Jay Young is a Las Vegas, Nevada attorney. His practice focuses on business law, business litigation, and acting as an Arbitrator and Mediator. Peers have named him an AV-Rated Lawyer, Best Lawyers, a Top 100 Super Lawyers in the Mountain States multiple years, and to the Legal Elite and Top Lawyers lists for many years. Mr. Young has been appointed a part time Judge, a Special Master to the Clark County, Nevada Business Court, as an arbitrator by the Nevada Supreme Court. He has been appointed as an arbitrator or mediator of well over 250 legal disputes from business disputes to personal injury matters. He has been named Best Lawyers for Arbitration. Mr. Young is a respected author of ten books, including A Litigator’s Guide to Federal Evidentiary Objections, A Litigator’s Guide to the Federal Rules of Evidence, and the Federal Court Civil Litigation Checklist.
Mr. Young can be reached at 702.667.4868 or at jay@h2law.com.

 

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