(a) The provisions of any law, rule or regulation to the contrary notwithstanding, the liability of any person rendering care, assistance or advice to prevent, minimize or mitigate oil or hazardous material discharge for any removal costs and damage caused by, or related to, such care, assistance or advice shall be limited to acts or omissions of such person which can be shown to have been the result of gross negligence, or reckless, wilful, wanton and/or intentional acts of misconduct on the part of such person.
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- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
(b) The limit of liability as set forth in subsection (a) of this section shall not apply to the actions of any person responsible for the initial discharge.
(c) Any person responsible for the initial discharge is liable for any removal costs and damages that another person is relieved of under subsection (a) of this section.
(d) This section shall not be construed to limit any liability of any person for personal injuries or wrongful death as a result of the acts or omissions of such person.