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Law Number

RSA 153-A:19(IV)

Summary Title

Liability: Failure to Respond to Request for Mutual Aid


An individual, who is a member of a medical service unit and who does not respond or does not respond reasonably to a request for mutual aid, will not be held legally responsible.

Full Title

Mutual Aid

Full Text

IV. There shall be no liability imposed by law on the emergency medical service unit, on any municipality, or on the personnel of the emergency medical service unit, for failure to respond or to respond reasonably for the purpose of rendering aid under a mutual aid agreement. This immunity is not intended to be exclusive of other immunities existing by statute, or at common law.