Section 38-9-9

Reports by physicians, etc., of physical abuse, neglect or exploitation - Immunity of reporter from civil and criminal liability.

Any person, firm or corporation making or participating in the making of a report pursuant to this chapter or participating in a judicial proceeding resulting therefrom shall in so doing be immune from any liability, civil or criminal, that might otherwise be incurred or imposed.

(Acts 1977, No. 780, p. 1340, §7.)