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60-5505. Immunity related to qualified products; product liability claims; conditions. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person who designs, manufactures, labels, sells, distributes, provides or donates a qualified product in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency shall be immune from liability in a civil action alleging a product liability claim arising out of such qualified product if:

(a) The product was manufactured, labeled, sold, distributed, provided or donated at the specific request of or in response to a written order or other directive finding a public need for a qualified product issued by the governor, the adjutant general or the division of emergency management; and

(b) the damages are not occasioned by willful, wanton or reckless disregard of a known, substantial and unnecessary risk that the product would cause serious injury to others.

History: L. 2020, ch. 1, ยง 12 (Special Session); June 9.


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