2010 Maryland Code
COURTS AND JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS
TITLE 5 - LIMITATIONS, PROHIBITED ACTIONS, AND IMMUNITIES
Subtitle 6 - Immunities and Prohibited Actions - Health and Public Safety
Section 5-632 - Tort liability of hospitals or related institutions.

§ 5-632. Tort liability of hospitals or related institutions.
 

(a)  Definition.-  

(1) In this section the following words have the meanings indicated. 

(2) "Hospital" has the meaning stated in § 19-301 of the Health - General Article. 

(3) "Related institution" has the meaning stated in § 19-301 of the Health - General Article. 

(b)  In general.- Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, a hospital or related institution is not immune from liability for negligence or any other tort on the grounds that the hospital or related institution is a charitable institution. 

(c)  Limitation.- A hospital or related institution that is a charitable institution and is insured against this liability in an amount of not less than $100,000 is not liable for damages in excess of the limits of that insurance. 
 

[1990, ch. 546, § 3; 1997, ch. 14, § 9.] 
 

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