Tort Immunity for Health Care Providers Amid Pandemic

On May 6, the Oklahoma Legislature enacted the new COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Limited Liability Act, extending medical tort immunity for the duration of the health emergency—scheduled to end on May 31, 2020. Healthcare Practice Group member Maggie K. Martin discusses how immunity afforded under the Act will serve to alleviate liability for healthcare providers and facilities treating patients with COVID-19. More.


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