Health & Safety Code Section 462.007
Limitation of Liability
(a)A person who participates in the examination, certification, apprehension, custody, transportation, detention, commitment, treatment, or discharge of a proposed patient or in the performance of any act required or authorized by this chapter and who acts in good faith, reasonably, and without malice or negligence is not civilly or criminally liable for that action.
(b)A physician performing a medical examination or providing information to a court in a court proceeding under this chapter or providing information to a peace officer to demonstrate the necessity to apprehend a person under Section 462.041 (Apprehension by Peace Officer Without Warrant) is considered an officer of the court and is not civilly or criminally liable for the examination or testimony when acting without malice.
(c)A physician or inpatient mental health facility that discharges a voluntary patient is not liable for the discharge if:
(1)a written request for the patient’s release was filed and not withdrawn; and
(2)the person who filed the written request for release is notified that the person assumes all responsibility for the patient on discharge.
Section 462.007 — Limitation of Liability,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.462.htm#462.007 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).