Courts and Civil ProcedureProcedure Generally
Causes of Action
§ 9-1-27.2 Court appointed special
advocate program Immunity from liability.
The state shall protect and hold harmless any attorney, director, coordinator,
or social worker employed in the court appointed special advocate program and
its court appointed volunteer special advocates (C.A.S.A.) from financial loss
and expense, including legal fees and costs, if any, arising out of any claim,
demand, or suit for damages resulting from acts or omissions committed in the
discharge of his or her duties with the program and within the scope of his or
her employment which may constitute negligence, but which acts are not wanton,
malicious, or grossly negligent as determined by a court of competent
History of Section.
(P.L. 1988, ch. 102, § 1.)