Iowa’s Good Samaritan Law Protection for Responders Providing Bleeding Control, February 28, 2019

(2019) Iowa’s Good Samaritan Law Protection for Responders Providing Bleeding Control, February 28, 2019. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

Iowa’s Good Samaritan Law provides legal protection for individuals that deliver emergency assistance. Iowa Code “Emergency Assistance in an Accident” (Good Samaritan Law) protects individuals who, voluntarily and in good faith, provide emergency care or assistance. These responders shall not be liable for any civil damages for acts or omission occurring at the place of an emergency or accident unless such acts or omissions constitute recklessness or willful and wanton misconduct.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Blood, public health, Good Samaritan law, diseases
Subjects: Health and medicine
Health and medicine > Diseases
Health and medicine > Public health
Laws and regulations
ID Code: 32814
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 25 Jun 2020 20:10
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2020 20:10
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/32814