(1) A broadcaster or newspaper that notifies the public that there is a missing senior or vulnerable adult medical alert and broadcasts or publishes to the public information contained in the report forwarded to the broadcaster or newspaper by a law enforcement agency, including a description of the missing senior or vulnerable adult and any other relevant information that would assist in locating the missing senior or vulnerable adult, is immune from civil liability for an act or omission related to the broadcast or the publication of the newspaper.

(2) The civil immunity described in subsection (1) does not apply to an act or omission that constitutes gross negligence or willful, wanton, or intentional misconduct.

Terms Used In Michigan Laws 28.718

  • Missing senior or vulnerable adult: means a resident of this state who is 1 of the following:

    (i) At least 60 years of age and is believed to be incapable of returning to his or her residence without assistance and is reported missing by a person familiar with that individual. See Michigan Laws 28.712