2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 24 - Food And Drugs
Section 24:6L-6 - Immunity From Civil Liability, Disciplinary Action.
24:6L-6 Immunity from civil liability, disciplinary action.
6. a. A health care professional shall not, as a result of the professional's acts or omissions, be subject to any civil liability or any professional disciplinary action under Title 45 of the Revised Statutes for any act or omission which is undertaken in good faith in accordance with this act.
b.A person authorized to administer, maintain, or dispose of an epinephrine auto-injector device under subsection a. of section 4 of this act who, in good faith and without fee, administers an epinephrine auto-injector device to a person who appears to be suffering from anaphylaxis or any other serious condition treatable with epinephrine shall not, as a result of the person's acts or omissions, be subject to any civil liability for administering the device consistent with this act.
c.An entity authorized to obtain, maintain, and make available epinephrine auto injector devices to a person employed by the entity pursuant to subsection c. of section 4 of this act shall not, as a result of the entity's acts or omissions, be subject to any civil liability for any act or omission which is undertaken in good faith in accordance with this act.
d.A person or entity conducting an educational program approved by the commissioner as provided in section 5 of this act shall not be subject to any civil liability for any act or omission which is undertaken in accordance with this act.
e.For the purposes of this section, good faith does not include willful misconduct, gross negligence, or recklessness.
L.2015, c.215, s.6.
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