Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

76 Okl. St. 5.9

Summary Title

Liability: Actions During Disaster


When an emergency declaration is in effect, an individual, who provides emergency care, shelter, or other assistance, will not be held legally responsible for damages. They can be held legally responsible if acting with extreme carelessness or intent to cause harm.

Full Title

Limited Civil Immunity for Rendering Care, Aid, Shelter, or Assistance During a Natural Disaster or Catastrophy

Full Text

Any individual, business, church or school that renders emergency care, aid, shelter or other assistance during a natural disaster or catastrophic event shall not be liable for damages resulting from the rendering of emergency care, aid, shelter or assistance unless the damage was caused by the gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct of the individual or entity rendering the emergency care, aid, shelter or assistance.