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3 U. Cin. L. Rev. 229 (1929)


This article evaluates dicta from Wills v. National Life & Accident Co.regarding an implied waiver for privileged communications between a patient and his physician. It looks at the historical background of privileged communications and the writings of several legal scholars to determine whether for life insurance policies that require one to be "of sound health" there is an implied waiver of privileged communications. The author concluded that based on the rules of construction courts should follow the dicta because it is sound and reasonable policy.


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