No state or local governmental unit and no government official or employee acting in the course of his or her official duties in the administration or enforcement of Section 32-7A-4 and related provisions of this chapter shall be liable for any damages brought directly or indirectly by the injured party or a third party, except for damages resulting from willful and wanton misconduct or gross negligence on the part of the governmental unit, official, or employee.

(Act 2000-554, p. 1005, §1; Act 2011-688, p. 2076, §3.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 32-7A-19

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • state: A state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a province of Canada. See Alabama Code 16-36-23