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Does an ambulance attendant enjoy immunity under the Good Samaritan law in Arizona?

I had to call an ambulance last night when my dad complained of chest pain. The ambulance attendant helped my dad get inside the ambulance but while closing the gate he hit my dad’s head. Can I sue this guy and ask for compensation?

03/30/2017   |   Category: Helping People » Good Samarit...   |   State: Arizona   |   #34854

When can a certified doctor claim protection under the Good Samaritan law in Alabama?

I am a doctor working for a private hospital in Alabama. Last night I got an emergency call from the hospital. When I was on my way to the hospital, I found a man lying on the ground surrounded by many people. I got down and found that the person got injured in an accident. I gave him first aid and when he seemed to be a little better I asked the people standing around to get h...

03/30/2017   |   Category: Helping People » Good Samarit...   |   State: Alabama   |   #34852

Can a person sue me for the delay while helping her in an emergency?

My neighbor fall down from her balcony and suffered some injuries. I took her to the hospital in my van. In between, my van breakdown and I had to take another taxi to reach the hospital. The doctor told that it was very late we reached the hospital. Can she sue me for the delay?

03/30/2017   |   Category: Helping People » Good Samarit...   |   State: New Mexico   |   #34849

Is a person liable for the civil damages caused to an accident victim while rescuing him?

My friends and I helped someone, who met with a severe accident at a NJ state highway, to reach a nearby hospital. We carried him over in my car. In the meantime, he lost his watch, mobile phone, and some other valuables. Am I liable for these?

03/30/2017   |   Category: Helping People » Good Samarit...   |   State: New Jersey   |   #34848
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