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No. A minor cannot enter into legal contracts nor in most cases can a minor give permission for their own medical care (exceptions being, life threatening situations or pregnancy). The parents or legal guardian of the minor would be responsible for the medical bills, assuming the minor had not been legally emancipated or obtained medical services through fraudulent means.

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Q: Can an adult be sued for medical bills that were incurred when they were a minor?
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