Good Samaritan law
- 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
- Under the Good Samaritan law, the passersby who stepped in to help the accident victims were protected from any potential lawsuits.
- 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.
- 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.