Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

KSA 65-2891(a)

Summary Title

Good Samaritan Law: Health Care Provider


A health care provider, who, in good faith, provides emergency care at the scene of an emergency or accident, will not be held legally responsible for acting or failing to act. They can be held legally responsible if acting with extreme carelessness or intent to cause harm.

Full Title

Emergency care by health care providers; standards of care applicable

Full Text

(a) Any health care provider who in good faith renders emergency care or assistance at the scene of an emergency or accident including treatment of a minor without first obtaining the consent of the parent or guardian of such minor shall not be liable for any civil damages for acts or omissions other than damages occasioned by gross negligence or by willful or wanton acts or omissions by such person in rendering such emergency care.