2011 Florida Statutes
TITLE XLV — TORTS
Chapter 768 — NEGLIGENCE
PART I — GENERAL PROVISIONS
768.0895 — Limitation of liability for employers of persons with disabilities.


FL Stat § 768.0895 (2002 through 2nd Reg Sess) What's This?

1768.0895 Limitation of liability for employers of persons with disabilities.—

(1) An employer who employs a person with a developmental disability is not liable for the acts or omissions, negligent or intentional, of the employee if:

(a) The employee receives or has received supported employment services through a supported employment service provider; and

(b) The employer does not have actual notice of the actions of the employee which created unsafe conditions in the workplace.

(2) A supported employment service provider that provides or has provided supported employment services to a person with a developmental disability is not liable for the actions or conduct of the person which occur within the scope of the person s employment.

(3) As used in this section, the term:

(a)  Developmental disability has the same meaning as provided in s. 393.063.

(b)  Supported employment service provider means a not-for-profit public or private organization or agency that provides services for persons in supported employment, as defined in s. 393.063.

History.—s. 1, ch. 2011-231.

1Note.—Section 2, ch. 2011-231, provides that [t]his act shall take effect July 1, 2011, and applies to causes of action occurring on or after that date.

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