Good Samaritan Rule

Definition of "Good Samaritan Rule"
  1. A law that shields a person who voluntarily helps an injured or sick stranger from being sued for negligence, given they acted responsibly
How to use "Good Samaritan Rule" in a sentence
  1. The Good Samaritan Rule protected the jogger who had administered CPR to a collapsed pedestrian.
  2. By applying the Good Samaritan Rule, the court dismissed the case against the man who had pulled the victim from the wreckage.
  3. Since she had called 911 and provided first aid to the injured, the Good Samaritan Rule prevented her from facing any legal backlash.

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