Gault v. Sideman

191 N.E.2d 436 (1963)

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Gault v. Sideman

Illinois Appellate Court
191 N.E.2d 436 (1963)

  • Written by Mary Pfotenhauer, JD

Facts

Theodore Gault (plaintiff) suffered from a spinal condition. Doctors Sideman, Glassman, and Wolin (the doctors) (defendants) advised Gault that his condition could be cured by an operation on the spine, and Gault consented to the operation, which was unsuccessful. Gault sued the doctors for breaching a contract to cure him. The trial court directed a verdict for the doctors, and the circuit court affirmed.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (McCormick, J.)

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