2018 Maryland Code
Health - General
Title 18 - Disease Prevention
Subtitle 4A - Consent to Immunization of Minors
§ 18-4A-05. Liability; damages

  • (a) Factual errors in health history or in information given. -- In the absence of willful misconduct or gross negligence, a health care provider who accepts the health history and other information given by a person who is delegated the authority to consent to the immunization of a minor under § 18-4A-02 or § 18-4A-03 of this subtitle is not liable for an adverse reaction related to an immunization of the minor resulting from factual errors in the health history or information given by the person to the health care provider.

  • (b) Damages arising from a properly authorized immunization. -- Except for acts of willful misconduct or gross negligence, a person who consents to the immunization of a minor under § 18-4A-02 or § 18-4A-03 of this subtitle, a health care provider licensed to practice in the State, or a medical facility is not liable for damages arising from an immunization administered to a minor as authorized under § 18-4A-02 or § 18-4A-03 of this subtitle.

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