2019 Wyoming Statutes
Title 1 - Code of Civil Procedure
Chapter 39 - Governmental Claims
Section 1-39-109 - Liability; Medical Facilities.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 1-39-109 (2019)

1-39-109. Liability; medical facilities.

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a governmental entity is liable for damages resulting from bodily injury, wrongful death or property damage caused by the negligence of public employees while acting within the scope of their duties in the operation of any public hospital or in providing public outpatient health care.

(b) The state of Wyoming is solely liable for damages resulting from, and the sole responsible party for, bodily injury or wrongful death to a patient treated under the provisions of W.S. 35-31-101 through 35-31-103 caused by the negligence of a health care provider or a medical facility while performing health care services pursuant to a contract to deliver volunteer health services under W.S. 35-31-101 through 35-31-103.

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