Washington Nursing Home Laws
Nursing Home Negligence or Abuse
Statute of Limitations Wash. Rev. Code Ann. §4.16.080
- Three years from when the injury was discovered, or reasonably should have been discovered.
Statute of Limitations Wash. Rev. Code Ann. §4.16.350
- Three years after date of injury or one year after discovery of injury, whichever is later. Claim cannot be filed more than eight years from date of injury.
Statute of Limitations Wash. Rev. Code Ann. §4.16.080(2)
- Three years from date of death.
- None, as previous caps have been held unconstitutional. Sofie v. Fireboard Corp., 112 Wash. 2d 636, 771 P.2d 711 (1989)
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