Legal Immunity for Physicians During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Needs to Address Legal and Ethical Challenges

Klitzman, Robert L.

Recently, several states have considered or enacted statues to grant health-care institutions and providers immunity from criminal and/or civil lawsuits regarding treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients.1,2 However, many questions and challenges about these provisions have emerged.

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Chest : official publication of the American College of Chest Physicians

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April 19, 2021