2018 Tennessee Code
Title 33 - Mental Health and Substance Abuse and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Chapter 3 - General Rules Applicable to Service Recipients
Part 2 - Special Liability Rules
§ 33-3-202. Director of not-for-profit corporation providing service not liable for torts of recipients.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 33-3-202 (2018)
  • (a) While acting in good faith, the directors of a not for profit corporation that provides community residential services or supports for persons with mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, or developmental disability shall not be held personally liable for tortious acts committed by the corporation's service recipients.

  • (b) Subsection (a) does not preclude imposition of personal liability on a director who also acts as a paid officer or employee of the corporation.

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