2016 Alaska Statutes
Title 09 - CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE
Chapter 09.55 - SPECIAL ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS
Article 06 - MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ACTIONS
Sec. 09.55.550 Jury instructions.

AK Stat § 09.55.550 (2016) What's This?

In medical malpractice actions the jury shall be instructed that the plaintiff has the burden of proving the health care provider's negligence or wilful misconduct in accordance with the standard of proof specified in AS 09.55.540 . The jury shall be further instructed that injury alone does not raise a presumption of the health care provider's negligence or misconduct.

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