CHAPTER 16. PUBLIC HEALTH.

§16-30-11. Negligence.

Nothing in this article shall be deemed to protect a provider from liability for the provider's own negligence in the performance of the provider's duties or in carrying out any instructions of the medical power of attorney representative or surrogate. Nothing in this article shall be deemed to alter the law of negligence as it applies to the acts of any medical power of attorney representative or surrogate or provider, and nothing herein shall be interpreted as establishing a standard of care for health care providers for purposes of the law of negligence.

Bill History For §16-30-11

1991 Regular Session
Senate Bill 416