70.15.100  <<  70.15.110 >>   70.15.900

LiabilityVolunteer health practitionersOperation, use, reliance upon volunteer health practitioner registration system.

(1) No act or omission, except those acts or omissions constituting gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct, by a volunteer health practitioner registered and providing services within the provisions of this chapter shall impose any liability for civil damages resulting from such an act or omission upon:
(a) The volunteer health practitioner;
(b) The supervisor or supervisors of the volunteer health practitioner;
(c) Any facility or their officers or employees;
(d) The employer of the volunteer health practitioner;
(e) The owner of the property or vehicle where the act or omission may have occurred;
(f) Any organization that registered the volunteer health practitioner under the provisions of this chapter;
(g) The state or any state or local governmental entity; or
(h) Any professional or trade association of the volunteer health practitioner.
(2) A person that, pursuant to this chapter, operates, uses, or relies upon information provided by a volunteer health practitioner registration system is not liable for damages for an act or omission relating to that operation, use, or reliance unless the act or omission constitutes gross negligence, an intentional tort, or willful or wanton misconduct.


Explanatory statement2019 c 64: See note following RCW 1.20.110.
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