Chapter 4.24 RCW

SPECIAL RIGHTS OF ACTION AND SPECIAL IMMUNITIES

Sections
Tort actionsAttorneys' feesDetermination of reasonableness.
Action for injury or death of child.
Action by parent for seduction of child.
Action for negligently permitting fire to spread.
Kindling of fires by persons driving lumber.
Application of common law.
Recovery of money lost at gambling.
Action to recover leased premises used for gambling.
Validity of evidence of gambling debt.
Validity of agreement to indemnify against liability for negligence relative to construction, alteration, improvement, etc., of structure or improvement attached to real estate or relative to a motor carrier transportation contract.
Action for change of nameFees.
Action by another state to enforce tax liability.
Action by another state to enforce tax liability"Taxes" defined.
Action for fines or forfeitures.
Action for penaltyAmount of recovery.
Judgment for penalty or forfeitureEffect of collusion.
Disposition of fines, fees, penalties and forfeituresVenue.
Action against parent for willful injury to person or property by minorMonetary limitationCommon law liability preserved.
Liability of owners or others in possession of land and water areas for injuries to recreation usersPurpose.
Liability of owners or others in possession of land and water areas for injuries to recreation usersKnown dangerous artificial latent conditionsOther limitations.
Action for being detained on mercantile establishment premises for investigation"Reasonable grounds" as defense.
Liability for conversion of goods or merchandise from store or mercantile establishment, leaving restaurant or hotel or motel without payingAdults, minorsParents, guardiansNotice.
PhysiciansImmunity from liability regarding safety belts.
Persons licensed to provide health care or related services, employees, hospitals, clinics, etc.Professional review committee, society, examining, licensing or disciplinary board members, etc.Immunity from civil suit.
Health care provider filing charges or presenting evidenceImmunityInformation sharing.
Health professionals making reports, filing charges, or presenting evidenceImmunity.
Boards of directors or officers of nonprofit corporationsLiabilityLimitations.
Action for damages based on professional negligence of hospitals or members of healing artsStandard of proofEvidenceException.
Immunity from liability for certain types of medical care.
Persons rendering emergency care or transportationDefinitions.
Person causing hazardous materials incidentResponsibility for incident clean-upLiability.
Action by person damaged by malicious mischief to livestock or by owner damaged by theft of livestockTreble damages, attorney's fees.
Action for damages caused by criminal street gang tagging and graffiti.
Liability of merchants and other parties for creating a property crime databaseInformation sharing.
Actions for damages that are false, unfounded, malicious, without probable cause, or part of conspiracyAction, claim, or counterclaim by judicial officer, prosecuting authority, or law enforcement officer for malicious prosecutionDamages and costsAttorneys' feesDefinitions.
Action by person removed from premises pursuant to RCW 9A.52.105Damages, costs, attorneys' fees.
Construction contract provision waiving, releasing, etc., rights of contractor, etc., to damages or adjustment for unreasonable delay caused by contractee, etc.Declared void and unenforceableExceptions.
Construction contract provision waiving, releasing, etc., rights of contractor, etc., to damages or adjustment for unreasonable delay caused by contractee, etc."Construction contract" defined.
Construction contract provision waiving, releasing, etc., rights of contractor, etc., to damages or adjustment for unreasonable delay caused by contractee, etc.Prospective application of RCW 4.24.360.
Building warden assisting others to evacuate building or attempting to control hazardImmunity from liability.
Dog handler using dog in line of dutyImmunity.
Action by person committing a felonyDefenseActions under 42 U.S.C. Sec. 1983.
Actions by persons serving criminal sentenceWaiver of filing feesEffect of previous claims dismissed on grounds claim was frivolous or malicious.
Liability of operators for nuclear incidentsDefinitions.
Liability of operators for nuclear incidentsPresumption of operator negligenceRebuttalRecovery for negligence or against other parties not limited by section.
Liability of officials and members of governing body of public agencyDefinitions.
Liability of members of state hazardous materials planning committee and local emergency planning committees.
Indemnification of state employees.
Good faith communication to government agencyLegislative findingsPurpose.
Communication to government agency or self-regulatory organizationImmunity from civil liability.
Good faith communication to government agencyWhen agency or attorney general may defend against lawsuitCosts and fees.
Public participation lawsuitsSpecial motion to strike claimDamages, costs, attorneys' fees, other reliefDefinitions.
Limitations on liability for equine activitiesDefinitions.
Limitations on liability for equine activitiesExceptions.
Electronic monitoring or 24/7 sobriety program participationLimitation on liability.
Sex offenders and kidnapping offendersRelease of information to publicWeb site.
Sex offendersModel policyWork group.
Law enforcement response to secure community transition facilityLimitation on liability.
Release of information not restricted by pending appeal, petition, or writ.
Sex offender treatment providersAffiliate sex offender treatment providersLimited liabilityResponsibilities.
Limitations on liability for information sharing regarding persons under court orders for supervision or treatment.
Defense to action for injury caused by indoor air pollutants.
Acts against animals in research or educational facilities.
Acts against animals kept for agricultural or veterinary purposes.
Acts against animal facilitiesInjunction.
Liability of foster parents.
Liability immunityEmergent placement investigations of child abuse or neglectShelter care and other dependency orders.
Hazards to the publicInformationLegislative findings, policy, intent.
Product liability/hazardous substance claimsPublic right to informationConfidentialityDamages, costs, attorneys' feesRepeal.
Liability for damage to land and propertyDamagesCostsAttorneys' feesExceptions.
Firearm safety program liability.
Liability of school districts under contracts with youth programs.
Liability of volunteers of nonprofit or governmental entities.
Unlawful release of court and law enforcement employee informationException.
Unlawful release of court and law enforcement employee informationCourt action to prevent.
Unlawful release of court and law enforcement employee informationDamages, fees, and costs.
Outdoor music festival, campgroundDetention.
Liability immunityAmber alerts.
Liability immunityDisclosure of employee information to prospective employer.
Liability immunityBovine handling activities.
Monitoring of persons charged with or convicted of misdemeanorsDecisions concerning release of criminal offendersFindings.
Limited jurisdiction courtsLimitation on liability for inadequate supervision or monitoringDefinitions.
Private employer not liable for injury to unauthorized third-party occupant of private employer's vehicle.
Liability of fire service protection agency in providing firefighting efforts outside of jurisdiction or emergency services.
Electronic impersonationAction for invasion of privacy.
Distribution of intimate imagesLiability for damages, other civil penaltiesConfidentiality of the plaintiff.
Liability immunityCharitable donation of eyeglasses or hearing instruments.
Liability immunityCredentialing or granting practice privileges to health care providers responding to emergencies.
Nonrecognition of foreign orderIncompatibility with public policy.
AgritourismDefinitions.
AgritourismImmunity.
AgritourismWarning notice.
ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.
NOTES:
Action for money damages due to gambling violations: RCW 9.46.200.
Arson reporting immunity act: Chapter 48.50 RCW.
Consent to treatment of minor for sexually transmitted disease, liability: RCW 70.24.110.
Food donation and distribution, limitation of liability: Chapter 69.80 RCW.
Hazardous materials incidents, rendering emergency aid, liability: RCW 70.136.050.
Injuries resulting from health care, special actions: Chapter 7.70 RCW.
Malpractice insurance for retired physicians providing health care services: RCW 43.70.460.
Mine rescue or recovery work, liability: RCW 38.52.198.
Physician or hospital rendering emergency care, liability: RCW 18.71.220.
Physician's trained advanced emergency medical technician and paramedic, liability: RCW 18.71.210.
Public benefit hospital entity joint self-insurance program filings and publications, civil immunity: RCW 48.190.120.
Special proceedings and actions: Title 7 RCW.
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