Wyoming Nursing Home Laws

Wyoming Nursing Home Injury Law | Pintas & Mullins Law Firm

Nursing Home Negligence or Abuse

Statute of Limitations Wyo. Stat. Ann. §1-3-105

Four years from when the injury was discovered, or reasonably should have been discovered.

Medical Malpractice

Statute of Limitations Wyo. Stat. Ann. §1-3-107

  • Two years from when the injury was discovered, or reasonably should have been discovered.
  • Children must have claim filed by 8th birthday or within two years of date of injury, whichever is greater.
  • For disabled, claim must be filed within one year of removal of disability.
  • If the medical malpractice caused a wrongful death, the statute is tolled once the claim is received by the director of the malpractice panel. Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 1-38-102(d)

Wrongful Death

Statute of Limitations Wyo. Stat. Ann. §1-38-102(d)

  • Two years from date of death or two years after the identity of the decedent is known.

Damages Caps Wyo. Const. art. 10, §4

  • None.

The information provided here was prepared by the Pintas & Mullins Law Firm for research and informational purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice or an attorney-client relationship. While we try to keep this information current, the law is subject to change and it may not be reflected here immediately.

The Pintas & Mullins Law Firm expressly disclaims all liability with respect to actions taken or not taken based on the information provided. If you have a legal question or problem, please consult an attorney immediately.