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Dealing with ‘disaster,’ care providers seek expanded immunity (access required)

Amid the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Virginia health care providers are asking Gov. Ralph Northam to expand the liability immunity now offered by two Virginia statutes for medical professionals treating patients during a “disaster.” In a collaborative process, the expanded immunity proposal from the health care community was retooled to meet concerns of Virginia trial ...