Arizona Laws 12-566. Health care actions; complaint; specific amount of damages not to be stated
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In any medical malpractice action against a licensed health care provider, no dollar amount or figure shall be included in the complaint, but the complaint may include a statement reciting that the minimum jurisdictional amount established for filing the action is satisfied.
Terms Used In Arizona Laws 12-566
- Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
- Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
- Licensed health care provider: means both:
(a) A person, corporation or institution licensed or certified by the state to provide health care, medical services, nursing services or other health-related services and includes the officers, employees and agents thereof working under the supervision of such person, corporation or institution in providing such health care, medical services, nursing services or other health-related services. See Arizona Laws 12-561