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What is the Good Samaritan law in Minnesota?

In Minnesota is there rule to help a person who is any state of emergency or has met with an accident? My second ques. -if a person helps a victim in a state of emergency and the victim dies, will the person be liable for the victim’s death?

04/04/2017   |   Category: Helping People   |   State: Minnesota   |   #35121

What is the Good Samaritan law in Michigan?

I am an ambulance driver. Last week I could not reach the hospital on time and the patient that I had in my ambulance died. It was my mistake but due to traffic, we just could not make it on time. The family is harassing me by blaming me for the patient’s death. What can I do please help.

04/04/2017   |   Category: Helping People   |   State: Michigan   |   #35119

What is the Good Samaritan law in Kentucky?

I had to use AED on a person when I found that he had a cardiac arrest. I know to use this device because my dad is a doctor and for educational purposes, he had taught me its usage and advantages. Can I land in any trouble for using AED on this person (I was just trying to help). This guy is doing fine now but I just want to be sure that I won’t face any trouble in future for ...

04/04/2017   |   Category: Helping People   |   State: Kentucky   |   #35118

What is the Good Samaritan law in Florida?

Last week my brother fainted when we returning back after our family dinner. We asked a passerby to drop us home. He agreed to drop us only half way (from there I had to carry my brother to my house). He said that he had to rush home for something important. Having no other choice I accepted the little help I was getting. Can I file a case against this guy for being so unsympat...

04/04/2017   |   Category: Helping People   |   State: Florida   |   #35116

What is the Good Samaritan law in Connecticut?

I am a doctor working at private hospital. Last week while I was driving to pick my daughter from school, I saw an old man lying unconscious on the street. I decided to help, gave him some first aid, and left when he felt a little better. Now is family has approached me saying I was negligent as a doctor as I did not take the patient to the hospital. Got to know that this guy l...

04/04/2017   |   Category: Helping People   |   State: Connecticut   |   #35115

What is the Good Samaritan law in Wyoming?

My neighbor’s son while playing in our garden got hurt. In order to stop the bleeding I had to give this child a few stitches. The wound is taking too long to heal and the parents are blaming me for the help. I am a registered doctor and I know that the wound would soon heal, it just that it will take time. Just in case the parents file a case, will I have to compensate them i...

04/03/2017   |   Category: Helping People   |   State: Wyoming   |   #35037

What is the Good Samaritan law in North Dakota?

I fell while riding my bike. I asked a person who was passing by to drop me at the nearest clinic. This person agreed to help. While I was getting inside his car, his kid (3 years old) threw his toy over me that hit right on my wound. Can sue this person for what his child did to me?

04/03/2017   |   Category: Helping People   |   State: North Dakota   |   #35036

What is the Good Samaritan law in North Carolina?

I helped a guy at the accident scene. This was a hit and run case. What I did was I dropped this victim at the hospital called his wife (got her no. from victim’s wallet) and left the place. The nurses had come and taken over. I don’t know what happened further. I did not wait to fill in the forms or other formalities to happen as I was getting for an exam. Could I land in trou...

04/03/2017   |   Category: Helping People   |   State: North Carolina   |   #35035

What is the Good Samaritan law in Washington?

I helped a guy who was hit by a motorbike. I offered to drop him at the hospital. On our way, my car’s break suddenly stopped working and we ended up hitting a pole. Luckily, we didn’t get hurt much(we both got a few bruises). But this guy is blaming for his bruises which is absolutely false. Can I claim protection under the Good Samaritan law of Washington?

04/03/2017   |   Category: Helping People   |   State: Washington   |   #35033

What is the Good Samaritan law in Nebraska?

I’m a kidney patient. While I was in office, I fainted due to high blood pressure. My colleague took me to the medical room in our building and left me with the nurse over there. This colleague knows about my health and diseases still he did not care to take me to the hospital. Can I sue her for not arranging for further treatment despite knowing about my disease?

04/03/2017   |   Category: Helping People   |   State: Nebraska   |   #35030
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