Emergency Response: Civil Liability of Volunteer Health Professionals

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This report discusses the patchwork of federal and state laws that operate to protect volunteers, which can include volunteer health professionals (VHPs), and those laws that trigger liability protection only for VHPs — with a focus on some of the midwestern states in addition to the Gulf region.

Creator(s): Chu, Vivian S.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: January 19, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Chu, Vivian S.

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: January 19, 2011
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United States
Description:

This report discusses the patchwork of federal and state laws that operate to protect volunteers, which can include volunteer health professionals (VHPs), and those laws that trigger liability protection only for VHPs — with a focus on some of the midwestern states in addition to the Gulf region.

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11 pages.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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