What is the potential liability in a medical malpractice case in Washington State?

Washington does not impose any specific limits on medical malpractice liability. However, state law does require that judgments for noneconomic damages cannot exceed a formulation that is based on the average annual wage and the life expectancy of the patient who was injured.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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