Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

Cal Bus & Prof Code 2396

Summary Title

Liability: Physician


A licensed physician who, in good faith, provides emergency care to a person for a complication arising from care by another licensed physician will not be held legally responsible for acting or failing to act.

Full Title

Emergency care for complications after prior care by another

Full Text

No licensee, who in good faith upon the request of another person so licensed, renders emergency medical care to a person for medical complication arising from prior care by another person so licensed, shall be liable for any civil damages as a result of any acts or omissions by such licensed person in rendering such emergency medical care.