Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure Generally

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.)