ACTIONS FOR INJURIES RESULTING FROM HEALTH CARE
|7.70.010||Declaration of modification of actions for damages based upon injuries resulting from health care. |
|7.70.030||Propositions required to be established -- Burden of proof. |
|7.70.040||Necessary elements of proof that injury resulted from failure to follow accepted standard of care. |
|7.70.050||Failure to secure informed consent -- Necessary elements of proof -- Emergency situations. |
|7.70.060||Consent form -- Contents -- Prima facie evidence -- Shared decision making -- Patient decision aid -- Failure to use. |
|7.70.065||Informed consent -- Persons authorized to provide for patients who are not competent -- Priority. |
|7.70.068||Informed consent--May be contained in mental health advance directive. |
|7.70.070||Attorneys' fees. |
|7.70.080||Evidence of compensation from other source. |
|7.70.090||Hospital governing bodies -- Liability -- Limitations. |
|7.70.100||Mandatory mediation of health care claims -- Procedures. |
|7.70.110||Mandatory mediation of health care claims -- Tolling statute of limitations. |
|7.70.120||Mandatory mediation of health care claims -- Right to trial not abridged. |
|7.70.130||Mandatory mediation of health care claims -- Exempt from arbitration mandate. |
|7.70.140||Medical malpractice closed claim reporting requirements. |
|7.70.150||Actions alleging violation of accepted standard of care -- Certificate of merit required. |
|7.70.160||Frivolous claims. |
|Complaint in personal injury actions not to include statement of damages: RCW 4.28.360.|
Evidence of furnishing or offering to pay medical expenses inadmissible to prove liability in personal injury actions for medical negligence: Chapter 5.64 RCW.
Immunity of members of professional review committees, societies, examining, licensing or disciplinary boards from civil suit: RCW 4.24.240.
Malpractice insurance for retired physicians providing health care services: RCW 43.70.460.
Statute of limitations in actions for injuries resulting from health care: RCW 4.16.350.
Verdict or award of future economic damages in personal injury or property damage action may provide for periodic payments: RCW 4.56.260.