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HB 1590 Duty of care to law-enforcement officers and firefighters; fireman's rule.

Introduced by: Jeffrey L. Campbell | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

Duty of care to law-enforcement officers and firefighters; fireman's rule. Provides that the common-law doctrine known as the fireman's rule, as described in the bill, shall not be a defense to certain claims. The fireman's rule is based on assumption of the usual risks of injury in such employment, whether caused by a negligent or a nonnegligent act of the defendant.


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