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In Utah Nonpatients Can Sue for Medical Malpractice (Sometimes)
February 7, 2023. By Anne Wallace.
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Salt Lake City, UT In 2016, the Utah legislature amended existing medical malpractice law to permit people who are not patients to sue a medical practitioner for medical negligence – but only in some circumstances. The amended law appears to codify the Utah Supreme Court’s 2012 decision in B.R. v. West, a particularly gruesome murder case.