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a rule of evidence whereby a person is barred from denying the truth of a fact that has already been settled

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The court concluded by stating that even if UES successfully demonstrated that the hospital was liable on an agency by estoppel claim for Dr.
LEGAL COMMENTARY: The court found that a plaintiff may pursue a claim based upon agency by estoppel against a hospital even if it has not named an independent contractor tortfeasor as a party and/or a claim against the tortfeasor is not viable, if the hospital meets the criteria in the case of Clark v.