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Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

Wyo. Stat. 1-1-120(a)

Summary Title

Good Samaritan Law

Summary

An individual who, in good faith, provides emergency care at the scene of an emergency 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

Persons rendering emergency assistance exempt from civil liability

Full Text

(a) Any person licensed as a physician and surgeon under the laws of the state of Wyoming, or any other person, who in good faith renders emergency care or assistance without compensation at the place of an emergency or accident, is not liable for any civil damages for acts or omissions in good faith.