No. 63443-2.

933 P.2d 1036 (1997)

131 Wash.2d 484

William BURNET and Elene S. Burnet, individually and as guardian ad litem for Tristen L. Burnet, their minor child, Petitioners, v. SPOKANE AMBULANCE, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hospital Corporation of America, a foreign corporation doing business in Washington; St. Luke's Memorial Hospital, Inc., a non-profit Washington corporation, d/b/a Valley Hospital and Medical Center; Robert Rosenthal, an individual, Jeffrey Graham, an individual, and Michael Donlan, an individual, Defendants, Sacred Heart Medical Center, a non-profit Washington corporation, Respondent.

Supreme Court of Washington, En Banc.

Decided April 3, 1997.

As Amended on Denial of Reconsideration June 5, 1997.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Dawson & Meade, Marcia Meade, Spokane, for Petitioner.

Randall & Danskin, Michael Myers, Spokane, for Respondent.


The issue before us is whether the Court of Appeals erred in affirming a trial court's decision disallowing evidence and limiting discovery by the plaintiffs on the issue of whether a hospital negligently granted privileges to two doctors who, according to the plaintiffs, were unqualified to recognize or treat their daughter's serious neurological condition. We reverse the Court of Appeals and remand the case for trial on that issue.


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