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Court filings claiming immunity offer insight into possible defense strategy for accused doctor

March 6, 2019 | Media News

Professor Ric Simmons appeared on an NBC4 segment titled, Court filings claiming immunity offer insight into possible defense strategy for accused doctor.

“The statute broadly gives immunity for a lot of things. For example, if you’re following the orders or directive of a power of attorney or if you are following reasonable medical care,” he said. “It allows you to give medication if you’re trying to give comfort or to relieve pain but not for the purpose of causing death.”