N.D. Cent. Code, 23-27-04.1
Liability: Emergency Care
An individual who is a member of the emergency medical services and who, in good faith and voluntarily, provides medical direction, emergency care consistent with their training and licensure, or does not provide care because it is not medically necessary, will not be held legally responsible for acting or for failing to act. They can be held legally responsible for being intoxicated or if acting with extreme carelessness or intent to cause harm.
Emergency care or services rendered by officers, employees, or agents of emergency medical services operations — Physician medical direction
1. An officer, employee, or agent of an emergency medical services operation and a physician licensed in this state who provides medical direction to an emergency medical services operation, who is a volunteer, who in good faith renders emergency care, services, or medical direction, is not liable to the recipient of the emergency care, services, or medical direction for any civil damages resulting from any acts or omissions by the person in rendering the emergency care, services, or medical direction provided the person is properly trained according to law. 2. For the purpose of this section, “volunteer” means an individual who receives no compensation or who is paid expenses, reasonable benefits, nominal fees, or a combination of expenses, reasonable benefits, and nominal fees to perform the services for which the individual volunteered, provided that the fees do not exceed ten thousand dollars in any calendar year. 3. For a volunteer physician providing medical overview to an emergency medical services operation and the operation’s personnel, the ten thousand dollar maximum fees amount is calculated separately for each emergency medical services operation for which the physician volunteered medical overview. This section does not relieve a person from liability for damages resulting from the intoxication, willful misconduct, or gross negligence of the person rendering the emergency care or services. 4. An officer, employee, or agent of any emergency medical services operation and a physician licensed in this state who provides medical direction to any emergency medical services operation who in good faith does not render emergency care, service, or medical direction to an individual based on a determination that transport of that individual to a hospital is not medically necessary is not liable to that individual for damages unless the damages resulted from intoxication, willful misconduct, or gross negligence.