Good Samaritan law

Definition of "Good Samaritan law"
  1. A legal provision that shields a helpful bystander, such as a medical professional not on duty, from legal repercussions if their well-intended aid unintentionally causes harm
How to use "Good Samaritan law" in a sentence
  1. Under the Good Samaritan law, the passersby who stepped in to help the accident victims were protected from any potential lawsuits.
  2. The doctor, though off-duty, decided to assist the injured party and trusted the Good Samaritan law for protection against any legal claims arising from their efforts.
  3. Without fear of legal action thanks to the Good Samaritan law, the bystander decided to perform a necessary yet risky life-saving procedure on the victim.

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