Bill To Give Cos. Administrative Reliance Immunity Gets Boot

Law360, San Diego (May 8, 2012, 11:48 PM EDT) -- A bill seeking to shield employers and insurers from litigation if they can show they relied on written advice from a state agency on how to comply with a law was rejected by a California Senate panel on Tuesday, with Democratic committee members saying it was overly broad.

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 2-3 along party lines to block S.B. 1374, by state Sen. Tom Harman, R-Huntington Beach, that aims to protect employers, insurers, property owners and others from liability if they could prove that they...
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