September 27, 2021

Good Samaritan Law Text

A note for all patrollers providing assistance

1799.102 PERSONS RENDERING EMERGENCY CARE AT EMERGENCY SCENE FOR NO COMPENSATION

No person who in good faith, and not for compensation, renders emergency care at the scene of an emergency shall be liable for any civil damages resulting from any act or omission. The scene of an emergency shall not include emergency departments and other places where medical care is usually offered.

NOTE: In this case, lunch and lift tickets are not considered compensation