Volume 40 Number 2

The Home-Field Disadvantage: Tort Liability and Immunity for Paid Physicians During Disasters Within the Pacific Northwest Emergency Management Arrangement Member States

This Note identifies how the Pacific Northwest Emergency Management Arrangement member states of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington apply tort liability and immunity to medical professionals during times of disaster. This Note also identifies an example statutory scheme that, if enacted, will provide equal protection to all physicians who provide care to disaster victims, regardless of their local or out-of-state status.

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