Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

RSA 326-B:36(I)

Summary Title

Good Samaritan Law: Nurse


A licensed nurse, who, in good faith, provides emergency care at the scene of an emergency outside their normal place of employment, will not be held legally responsible for acting or failing to act. Generally, Good Samaritan laws only offer protection for those individuals who provide care during spontaneous emergencies unrelated to volunteer deployment.

Full Title

Emergency Treatment; Assisting the Board; Immunity From Civil Liability

Full Text

I. No person licensed to practice under this chapter or under the laws of any other state who, in good faith, renders emergency care at the scene of an emergency, which occurs outside both the place and the course of employment, shall be liable for any civil damages as a result of acts or omissions in rendering such emergency care, or as a result of any act or failure to act to provide or arrange for further medical treatment or care.