Section 4734.07 | Immunity.
In the absence of fraud or bad faith, the state chiropractic board, a current or former board member, an agent of the board, a representative of the board, or an employee of the board shall not be held liable in damages to any person as the result of any act, omission, proceeding, conduct, or decision related to official duties undertaken or performed pursuant to this chapter. If any of those persons asks to be defended by the state against any claim or action arising out of any act, omission, proceeding, conduct, or decision related to the person's official duties, and the request is made in writing at a reasonable time before trial and the person requesting defense cooperates in good faith in the defense of the claim or action, the state shall provide and pay for the person's defense and shall pay any resulting judgment, compromise, or settlement. At no time shall the state pay any part of a claim or judgment that is for punitive or exemplary damages.
Available Versions of this Section
- April 10, 2001 – House Bill 506, 123rd General Assembly [ View April 10, 2001 Version ]