We wanted to provide you with an update regarding some government action being taken in response to the pandemic.
Here (https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/Executive-Orders/ExecutiveOrder2020-19.aspx) is the recently issued Illinois executive order providing protection to healthcare facilities, professionals and volunteers treating patients with coronavirus. Specifically, we would direct your attention to Sections 3, 4 and 5 regarding Civil Liability any Injury or Death by any Health Care Facility, Professional or Volunteer. The Immunity is provided, unless caused by gross negligence or willful misconduct for a Health Care Facility or Professional and willful misconduct by a Volunteer, through April 30, 2020.
The preceding is provided for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice. Please consult a licensed legal professional before taking any action based on this information.