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Does a good samaritan need parental consent to perform emergency first aid to a child?

Does a good samaritan need parental consent to perform emergency first aid to a child?

05/09/2017   |   Category: Helping People » Good Samarit...   |   State: Texas   |   #36897

What is the Good Samaritan law in Virginia?

I fainted and fell from the bus. I was full term pregnant when this happened. I was lying on the ground crying in pain when a person who claimed to be a doctor came and helped me. He called an ambulance. In the ambulance, I starting having contractions and was in pain. This doctor gave me some medicine, which did not suit me. Although I delivered, the same day and we are fine b...

04/04/2017   |   Category: Helping People » Good Samarit...   |   State: Virginia   |   #35124

What is the Good Samaritan law in Oklahoma?

A guy who had met with an accident, was lying in the road. He had sustained multiple injuries and was bleeding profusely. I tried called the ambulance and in the meantime, in order to stop, his bleeding tore his shirt and tied it around. His bleeding didn’t stop but I was too scared to do anything else. I wanna know- can I face any trouble for not doing anything else to stop h...

04/04/2017   |   Category: Helping People » Good Samarit...   |   State: Oklahoma   |   #35123

What is the Good Samaritan law in Mississippi?

I helped a person who broke his arm in an accident. I called an ambulance and took him to the hospital. This person has recovered from his injury. However, he is demanding compensation from me for leaving behind his wallet and other valuables. He says he has lost a lot of money due to my negligence. Am I liable for his loss?

04/04/2017   |   Category: Helping People » Good Samarit...   |   State: Mississippi   |   #35122

What is the Good Samaritan law in Hawaii?

My brother met with an accident and was helped by a person who was present at the scene of the accident. This person, who was apparently a doctor, gave some wrong medicines to my brother due to which he died the same day. All the medical reports say that, if my brother wasn’t given the medicines (given by this doctor) then my bro would have survived. Now this doctor is trying t...

04/04/2017   |   Category: Helping People » Good Samarit...   |   State: Hawaii   |   #35117

What is the Good Samaritan law in California?

If a person gives first aid to a person in a hospital who’s dying or is in some state of medical emergency, will such person be protected under the Good Samaritan law if the patient dies?

04/04/2017   |   Category: Helping People » Good Samarit...   |   State: California   |   #35114

What is the Good Samaritan law in Wisconsin?

My cousin is a qualified doctor; so from her I have learnt how to give first aid in case there’s an emergency. Now the other day I gave first aid to a guy who was playing football with me. What I’m scared about it is, this guy hates me and might take a revenge saying that I treated hum without having any qualification of a doctor? Please advice

04/04/2017   |   Category: Helping People » Good Samarit...   |   State: Wisconsin   |   #35113

Can I sue a doctor, who treated me without remuneration in an emergency situation, for wrong treatment?

I met with an accident and somebody carried me over to a doctor’s clinic and he stitched my wounds. He received no remuneration for that. But he did it a wrong way. Later I had to treat it again. Can I sue him for that?

04/04/2017   |   Category: Helping People » Good Samarit...   |   State: Vermont   |   #35110

Am I liable for the death of a person whom I rescued from an accident scene died in my car?

I gave first aid to a person who sustained severe injuries in an accident. Thereafter I took him in my car to a hospital. Unfortunately, he died while carrying him in my car. I wanna know whether I’m liable for his death.

04/04/2017   |   Category: Helping People » Good Samarit...   |   State: Tennessee   |   #35109

Can a person sue a nurse for the extra injuries caused while she treats him in an emergency situation?

I met with an accident and somehow a nurse who arrived at the accident scene gave me first aid. I sustained some more injuries during her treatment. Can I sue him for that?

04/04/2017   |   Category: Helping People » Good Samarit...   |   State: South Dakota   |   #35108
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