Section 22-11C-12

Liability under chapter.

(a) No person shall have any claim or cause of action against the State of Alabama, or its political subdivisions, or any individual arising out of any acts or omissions which occurred under the provisions of this chapter, if the state, political subdivisions, or individual is in compliance with this chapter.

(b) No person shall have any claim or cause of action against any person, or the employer or employee of any person, who participates in good faith in the reporting or receiving, or both, of head or spinal cord registry data or data for head or spinal cord injury morbidity or mortality studies in accordance with this chapter.

(c) No license of a health care facility or health care provider may be denied, suspended, or revoked for the good faith disclosure of confidential or privileged information in the reporting of head or spinal cord injury registry data or data for head or spinal cord injury morbidity or mortality studies in accordance with this chapter.

(d) No license of a health care facility or health care provider may be denied, suspended, or revoked for the failure to disclose confidential or privileged information in the reporting of head or spinal cord injury registry data or data for head or spinal cord injury morbidity or mortality studies.

(e) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to apply to the authorized disclosure of confidential or privileged information when that disclosure is due to gross negligence or wanton or willful misconduct.

(Act 98-611, p. 1343, §12.)