Case Study: Reagan v. Newton
This case study examines the application of a Washington statute on the burden of proof in medical malpractice cases to an injury suffered during the course of an examination done for purposes of determining a workers' compensation award. The court dealt with whether that is considered a healthcare service and the application of expert testimony requirements to these types of examinations. The court also had to determine whether the tort action of medical battery could be applied based on the facts of the case.
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