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Law Number

R.R.S. Neb. 38-1234

Summary Title

Liability: Others Involved in EMT Providing Care


No individual will be held legally responsible on the basis of an EMT providing out-of-hospital emergency care, within the limits of their licensure. The EMT providing the care can, however, be held legally responsible for their actions.

Full Title

Out-of-hospital emergency care provider; liability within scope of practice

Full Text

No act of commission or omission of any out-of-hospital emergency care provider while rendering emergency medical care within the limits of his or her licensure or status as a trainee to a person who is deemed by the provider to be in immediate danger of injury or loss of life shall impose any liability on any other person, and this section shall not relieve the out-of-hospital emergency care provider from personal liability, if any.