{"Emergency medical care provider":"A paid or volunteer individual who provides health services, including invasive patient care procedures, at a non-medical facility location."}
Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

RSA 508:12-a(II)

Summary Title

Liability: Emergency Medical Care Provider


An emergency medical care provider, who, in good faith and based on orders received by remote communication, provides care within their scope of practice will not be held legally responsible for acting or for failing to act. They can be held legally responsible if acting with extreme carelessness or intent to cause harm.

Full Title

Limitation of Liability

Full Text

II. No emergency medical care provider licensed under RSA 153-A shall be liable in a suit for damages as a result of any act or omission made within the level of his training and certification and in good faith based upon advice, consultation, or orders by remote communication as described in paragraph I unless said act or omission was a result of gross negligence or willful misconduct.