This article discusses the recent Illinois Supreme Court decision, York v. Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center, which addressed the reliance element in the overall analysis of apparent authority in the healthcare context in Illinois. The authors explore the historical underpinnings of agency law and posit that the York decision has effectively eroded basic agency law principles in the healthcare context.
Northern Illinois University Law Review
Ginsberg, Marc D. and Nowak, Patricia C.
"Apparent Authority and Healthcare in Illinois - Revisted,"
Northern Illinois University Law Review: Vol. 27:
1, Article 1.
Marc. D. Ginsberg and Patricia C. Nowak, Apparent Authority and Healthcare in Illinois - Revisted, 27 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 11 (2006).