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LIABILITY OF SURGEON FOR NEGLIGENCE OF ASSISTANTS AND NURSES

Regardless of who employs or pays [a nurse] [or] [an assisting surgeon] who takes part in the performance of surgery or services incidental to such surgery, if, while engaged in any such service, [the assisting surgeon] [the nurse] is under the special supervision and control of a certain surgeon in charge, so as to be his temporary servant or agent, any negligence on the part of any such assisting person, occurring while the latter is under the surgeon’s special supervision and control, is deemed in law to be the negligence of the surgeon in charge.

NEV J.I. 6.05

BAJI 6.06

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