Immunity or Liability for Emergency Medical Services?

Many Baltimore personal injury cases consist of allegations that a health care provide deviated from the applicable standard of conduct, and that deviation caused injury to the patient. However that most professional health care providers are immune from civil liability for the negligent provision of medical care if

  • they were not grossly negligent
  • the medical care was free
  •  the care was provided at the scene of an emergency [ e.g. at a Baltimore car accident] or in route to the hospital.

A layperson is also immune from civil liability for the negligent provision of assistance if they acted quickly, were not compensated, and relinquished care of the injured person promptly to a health care professional.

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