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Law Number

La. R.S. 29:771(B)(2)(c)

Summary Title

Liability: Health Care Provider During Public Health Emergency


When a public health emergency declaration is in effect, a health care provider who provides their services will not be held legally responsible for damage or injury to a person or property. They can be held legally responsible if acting with extreme carelessness or intent to cause harm.

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(c) During a state of public health emergency, any health care providers shall not be civilly liable for causing the death of, or, injury to, any person or damage to any property except in the event of gross negligence or willful misconduct.