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Charitable/Volunteer Organizations–Washington, D.C.

Summary:
To determine whether a volunteer for a corporation is immune from civil liability (i.e., negligence, tort actions), the following terms apply: “volunteer” means an officer, director, trustee, or other person who performs services for the corporation and who does not receive compensation other than reimbursement of expenses for those services.… Read the full policy

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Board Liability Limits–Virginia

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An officer or director who serves a non-profit corporation or community association without compensation is not liable for damages in any proceeding. … Read the full policy

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Volunteer Protection – Vermont

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Volunteers and other un-compensated individuals are generally not liable to any person for their actions while at work. … Read the full policy

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Motor Vehicle/Licensing/Insurance – Utah

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Volunteers for non-profits do not incur any legal liability while acting in the scope of volunteering for that non-profit if acting in good faith. … Read the full policy

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Non-Profit Corporations – Tennessee

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Directors, trustees and members of the governing body of nonprofits whether paid or not are immune from suit arising from the affairs of the non-profit. … Read the full policy

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Corporations, Partnerships and Associations. – South Carolina

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Employees of charitable organizations, acting within the scope of their employment, are immune from tort liability unless said employee willfully acts or fails to act in a reckless or negligent manner.… Read the full policy

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Volunteer Protection Statutes – Rhode Island

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Volunteers and other un-compensated individuals are not liable to any person based on conduct executed in duty.… Read the full policy

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Charitable Immunity – Rhode Island

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Rhode Island was the first jurisdiction to establish the rule that charitable corporations are not immune from liability for tort. … Read the full policy

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Charitable Immunity – Ohio

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Charitable immunity for charitable organizations was abolished in Ohio, per case law.… Read the full policy

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Courts – Jurisdiction; Limitations of Actions – Ohio

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A volunteer for a non-profit organization is not liable for damages in a civil action for injury, death, or loss that arises from actions or omissions of himself, any officers, employees, trustees, or other volunteers of the organization, in connection with his service performed for the non-profit organization. … Read the full policy

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Nonprofit Organizations – North Dakota

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Any person who serves as a director, officer, or trustee of a nonprofit organization that is, or would qualify as a nonprofit organization, is immune from civil liability for any act or omission resulting in damage or injury if the act was in good faith, within the scope of official duties, did not constitute willful misconduct or gross negligence, and the actor did not receive compensation as payment for services to the nonprofit organization and did not receive reimbursement for expenses in excess of $2,000.… Read the full policy

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Non-Profit Immunity – North Carolina

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Officers and directors of nonprofit corporations are individually immune from civil liability so long as they are not compensated for their services beyond reimbursement, were not acting outside the scope of their official duties, were not acting in bad faith, did not commit gross negligence.… Read the full policy

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Volunteer Immunity – North Carolina

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Waive qualified immunity to the extent that insurance would cover claim.… Read the full policy

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Volunteer Immunity – North Carolina

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Volunteers for charitable organizations enjoy immunity to civil liability unless the acts or omissions occurred while the volunteer was operating or responsible for the operation of a motor vehicle.… Read the full policy

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Charitable Immunity – North Carolina

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The common law defense of charitable immunity is abolished and shall not constitute a valid defense to any action or cause of action arising after 9/1/1967.… Read the full policy

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Charitable Organizations – Texas

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The Act specifically defines “charitable organization”, “volunteer”, and “employee.”  A volunteer of a charitable organization is immune from tort liability if the volunteer was engaging in the volunteer’s duties within the organization.… Read the full policy

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Not-for-Profit Corporation – New York

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Un-compensated officers and directors of nonprofit organizations are generally protected from liability for actions taken within the scope of their duties in such roles.… Read the full policy

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Charitable Immunity – New York

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Charitable immunity is abolished in NY State, per case law.… Read the full policy

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Motor Vehicle/Licensing/Insurance – New Mexico

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This statute abolishes joint and several liability in comparative fault situations where the actor is negligent, and hasn’t caused harm intentionally. … Read the full policy

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Negligence and Other Torts – New Jersey

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Nonprofit organizations, their employees, and their volunteers are immune from damages to persons who benefit from the works of the organization which are caused by acts of negligence. … Read the full policy

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Charitable Immunity – New Hampshire

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Charitable institutions enjoy no immunity from liability for negligence

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Charitable/ Volunteer Organizations – Nebraska

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A director, officer or trustee of a not-for-profit organization who is not compensated on a salary or prorated equivalent basis is immune from civil liability for acts/omissions resulting in damage or injury if that individual was acting within scope of his or her official functions and duties, unless the damage or injury was caused by willful or wanton actor or omission. … Read the full policy

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Nonprofit Organization – Montana

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An officer, director, or volunteer of a nonprofit corporation is not individually liable for any action or omission made in the course and scope of the officer’s, director’s, or volunteer’s official capacity on behalf of the nonprofit corporation, as long as the conduct is not willful and wanton misconduct.… Read the full policy

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Torts – Mississippi

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Volunteers are immune from liability provided they act in good faith and within the scope of their duties provided their actions or omissions which are intentional are not grossly negligent.… Read the full policy

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Volunteer Immunity – Michigan

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Volunteers acting on behalf of a government agency are immune from tort liability for an injury to a person or damage to property caused by the employee while in the course of service.… Read the full policy

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Charitable Immunity – Michigan

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Charitable Immunity is abolished in Michigan, per case law.… Read the full policy

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Charitable/ Volunteer Organizations – Massachusetts

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If a tort is committed in the course of any activity (except of a commercial character) within a corporation’s charitable purpose, tort liability in any action against a charitable corporation, the trustees of a charitable trust, or members of a charitable association shall not exceed $20,000.… Read the full policy

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Charitable/ Volunteer Organizations–Maryland

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With regards to insurance policies that are issued to charitable institutions to cover negligence or other tort liability, the insurer of the policy may not, in defense, assert immunity to liability based on the grounds that the insured is a charitable institution.… Read the full policy

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Charitable/ Volunteer Organizations–Maryland

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If a civil action is brought against a volunteer based on the individual’s provision of duties or services in a community recreation program, the volunteer is not personally liable for the damages. … Read the full policy

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Charitable/ Volunteer Organizations–Maryland

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A officer, director, or other volunteer will not be held responsible for damages that are not covered by a personal insurance policy that the individual may have when the issue arises from an act or omission of a person volunteering or working with the organization. … Read the full policy

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Court Procedure Defenses Generally–Maine

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A director, officer or volunteer is immune from civil liability for personal injury, death or property damage, including monetary loss, under certain circumstances, including when the claim is for negligence and is based on an act or omission by the director, officer or volunteer within the course of the activities of the charitable organization or when the claim is based on an act or omission not directly taken by the director, officer or volunteer.… Read the full policy

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Court Procedure–Maine

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A charity is considered to have waived its immunity from liability for negligence/tort during effective period of insurance policy.… Read the full policy

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Charitable/Volunteer Organizations–Louisiana

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A person serving as a director, officer, trustee or volunteer worker for any nonprofit organization, including but not limited to an organization whether incorporated or not, which sponsors a fair or festival, or any nonprofit historical organization, which is organized for civic or historical purposes, whether he serves with or without compensation for such services shall not be individually liable for any act or omission resulting in damage or injury arising out of the exercise of his judgment in the formation and implementation of policy, or arising out of the management of affairs, while acting as a director, officer, trustee or volunteer worker of that organization, provided he was acting in good faith and within the scope of his official functions and duties, unless he caused such damage or injury by his willful or wanton misconduct.… Read the full policy

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Charitable/Volunteer Organizations–Louisiana

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A person serving (with or without compensation) as a member, director, trustee or officer of any public, charitable or nonprofit hospital, institution or organization shall not be individually liable to any person, firm or entity, public or private, receiving benefits from the hospital, institution or organization for any act or omission to act by any employee or other officer of such public, charitable or nonprofit hospital, institution or organization.… Read the full policy

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Non-Profit Immunity–Kentucky

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Directors, officers, trustees and volunteers of non-profits (as qualified by the IRC) who are not compensated are immune from civil liability for acts or omissions resulting in damage or injury if acting in good faith and within the scope of their duties.… Read the full policy

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Corporations, Religions, Charitable and Other Organizations, General Provisions–Kansas

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No charitable organization will solicit funds in Kansas, nor employ a professional fund raiser/solicitor to solicit funds in Kansas for any “charitable purpose” unless said charitable organization and its employees have filed registrations. … Read the full policy

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Charitable/ Volunteer Organizations–Iowa

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Directors, officers, employees, members, trustees and volunteers of nonprofit organizations are not liable for the debts or obligations of the  organization. … Read the full policy

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Charitable/ Volunteer Organizations–Indiana

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Under certain circumstances, an individual who has been made a party to a proceeding may be indemnified against liability by the corporation.  … Read the full policy

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Charitable/ Volunteer Organizations–Indiana

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An individual who is a member of a corporation will not be personally liable for the actions of the corporation, but the member may be held liable personally for his own acts and conduct.… Read the full policy

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Charitable/ Volunteer Organizations–Indiana

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A corporation may obtain insurance on behalf of certain individuals. … Read the full policy

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Charitable/ Volunteer Organizations–Indiana

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Unless otherwise stated in the articles of incorporation, an officer is also entitled to mandatory indemnification and may apply to the court for it. … Read the full policy

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Charitable/ Volunteer Organizations–Indiana

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Unless the articles of incorporation state otherwise, a director involved in a proceeding as a party may apply for indemnification through the court. … Read the full policy

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Charitable/ Volunteer Organizations–Indiana

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Unless the articles of incorporation state otherwise, a director should be indemnified against reasonable expenses incurred in connection with a proceeding if he was successful. … Read the full policy

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Torts – Georgia

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Members, directors, trustees and officers of nonprofit organizations acting in good faith and within the scope of their duties shall be immune from civil liability from any act or omission to act that caused injury or damage provided the injuries or damage were not caused by willful misconduct.… Read the full policy

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Torts – Florida

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Persons acting in good faith within the scope of their duties on behalf of a non-profit organization shall be considered agents of the organization and shielded from shall not incur civil liability for acts or omissions in which a person or property is injured as long as the damage was not caused by the volunteers willful or wanton misconduct.… Read the full policy

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Courts and Judicial Procedures, Limitation of Actions, Personal Actions – Delaware

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Volunteers are immune from suit directly for civil damages as a result of negligent acts or omissions performed in connection with an activity of the organization. … Read the full policy

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Non-profit Organizations – Arkansas

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A nonprofit organizations is a legal entity separate from its members for the purposes of determining and enforcing its contractual and tortious rights, duties, and liabilities.… Read the full policy

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Charitable Immunity – Alaska

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No charitable immunity in Alaska.… Read the full policy

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Charitable/ Volunteer Organizations – Connecticut

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There is no defense of “charitable immunity” for a charitiable organization in Connecticut.… Read the full policy

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Charitable/ Volunteer Organizations – Connecticut

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A volunteer eligible director, officer or trustee of a qualifying nonprofit organization cannot be held liable for damage or injury resulting from an act or omission made in this person’s role. … Read the full policy

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Charitable Organization – Colorado

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When a plaintiff sues a volunteer for noneconomic losses or injuries sustained, CO has declared a limit on the amount of damages that may possibly be recovered. … Read the full policy

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Charitable/ Volunteer Organizations–Wisconsin

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The rights, duties and liabilities of an unincorporated nonprofit organization are distinct from its members. … Read the full policy

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