2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 41 - PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 41 - Surgical or Medical Procedures; Consents.
41-41-79 - Liability.
§ 41-41-79. Liability.
Willful violation of the provisions of Sections 41-41-75 through 41-41-80 shall constitute a misdemeanor and shall be punishable as provided for by law, except that disclosure of confidential identifying information shall constitute a felony as provided in subsection (9) of Section 41-41-77. No physician or hospital, its officers, employees or medical and nursing personnel practicing in the hospital shall be civilly liable for violation of the provisions of Sections 41-41-75 through 41-41-80, except to the extent of liability for actual damages in a civil action for willful or reckless and wanton acts or omissions constituting that violation. However, that liability shall be subject to any immunities or limitations of liability or damages provided by law.
Sources: Laws, 2004, ch. 499, § 5, eff from and after July 1, 2004.
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