Good Samaritan law

noun

Legal Definition of Good Samaritan law

: a law providing immunity from liability to a good samaritan (as an off-duty physician) whose negligent administration of aid causes injury

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“Good Samaritan law.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/Good%20Samaritan%20law. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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