2017 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 35 - PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
CHAPTER 22 - LIVING WILL
ARTICLE 4 - WYOMING HEALTH CARE DECISIONS ACT
SECTION 35-22-411 - Statutory damages.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 35-22-411 (2017)

35-22-411. Statutory damages.

(a) A health care provider or institution that violates this act willfully or with reckless disregard of the patient's instruction or health care decision is subject to liability to the aggrieved individual for damages of five hundred dollars ($500.00) or actual damages resulting from the violation, whichever is greater, plus reasonable attorney's fees.

(b) A person who intentionally falsifies, forges, conceals, defaces or obliterates an individual's advance health care directive or a revocation of an advance health care directive without the individual's consent, or who coerces or fraudulently induces an individual to give, revoke or not to give an advance health care directive, is subject to liability to that individual for damages of two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) or actual damages resulting from the action, whichever is greater, plus reasonable attorney's fees.

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