Tag: Liability

Tag: Liability

  • Whistleblower Immunity Act image

    Whistleblower Immunity Act

    Summary  The purpose of this Act is to encourage the exposure of negligent health care providers. This Act limits liability for certain information and safeguards the confidentiality of individuals who …

  • Resolution on Animal Liability and Guardianship image

    Resolution on Animal Liability and Guardianship

    WHEREAS, individuals historically could not collect non-economic damages in animal litigation, and the existing legal and legislative framework that defines the relationship between livestock producers and their …

  • Quality Education and Teacher and Principal Protection Act image

    Quality Education and Teacher and Principal Protection Act

    Section 1. {Title} This act may be known as the “Quality Education and Teacher and Principal Protection Act.” Section 2. {Legislative findings} The Legislature finds that ensuring the quality of …

  • Volunteer Immunity and Charitable Organization Liability Limit Act image

    Volunteer Immunity and Charitable Organization Liability Limit Act

    Summary The Act is intended to promote the formation, financial stability, and healthy operation of charitable organizations and to encourage volunteer and charitable organizations by limiting the exposure of organizations …

  • Assumption of Risk Act image

    Assumption of Risk Act

    Summary In recent years, courts in some states have held that when the legislature adopted a comparative fault statute, which bases the award to the plaintiff on the defendant’s percentage …

  • Rational Use of a Product Act image

    Rational Use of a Product Act

    Summary  The ALEC model Rational Use of a Product Act clarifies the law as to when a manufacturer or other seller is subject to liability for injuries stemming …

  • Landowners’ Liability Act image

    Landowners’ Liability Act

     Summary The Landowners’ Liability Act encourages landowners to make land and water areas available to the public for educational and recreational purposes by limiting the owners liability toward …

  • Commonsense Consumption Act image

    Commonsense Consumption Act

    Summary The Commonsense Consumption Act prevents the legislative and regulatory functions of the State of _____ from being usurped by civil lawsuits against a food manufacturer, packer, …

  • Limited Immunity for Persons Responding to Oil Spills Act image

    Limited Immunity for Persons Responding to Oil Spills Act

    Summary  ALEC’s model Limited Immunity for Person’s Responding to Oil Spills Act is designed to improve the nation’s ability to respond to large oil spills in coastal …

  • Agriculture Bio-Security Act image

    Agriculture Bio-Security Act

    Agriculture Bio-Security Act  Purpose This Act provides civil liability and criminal sanctions against the intentional acts of damaging or destroying any field crop or food product that …

  • The Environmental Good Samaritan Act image

    The Environmental Good Samaritan Act

    Summary This bill would establish the Environmental Good Samaritan Act. The purpose of this legislation is to encourage the voluntary reclamation of land and water adversely affected …

  • Resolution in Support of Preserving Reasonable Limits on Wrongful Death Actions image

    Resolution in Support of Preserving Reasonable Limits on Wrongful Death Actions

    Summary  This resolution responds to recent attempts in several state legislatures to expand both the scope of damages authorized and the class of claimants permitted to …