§9-1-27.2  Court appointed special advocate program – Immunity from liability. –


Published: 2015

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TITLE 9

Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-1

Causes of Action

SECTION 9-1-27.2



   § 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

jurisdiction.



History of Section.

(P.L. 1988, ch. 102, § 1.)