Nebraska Good Samaritan Laws
Emergency care at scene of emergency; persons relieved of civil
No person who renders emergency care at the
scene of an accident or other emergency gratuitously, shall be
held liable for any civil damages as a result of any act or
omission by such person in rendering the emergency care or as a
result of any act or failure to act to provide or arrange for
medical treatment or care for the injured person.
(Source: Laws 1961, c. 110, § 1, p. 349; Laws 1971, LB 458, § 1; R.S.1943, (1979), § 25-1152.)
Volunteer department; emergency first aid; members; immunity from
No member of a volunteer fire department or of
a volunteer first-aid, rescue, or emergency squad which provides
emergency public first-aid and rescue services shall be liable in
any civil action to respond in damages as a result of his acts of
commission or omission arising out of and in the course of his
rendering in good faith any such services as such member but such
immunity from liability shall not extend to the operation of any
motor vehicle in connection with such services.
Nothing in this section shall be deemed to grant any
such immunity to any person causing damage by his willful or
wanton act of commission or omission.
Out-of-hospital emergency care provider; liability within scope
No act of commission or omission of any
out-of-hospital emergency care provider while rendering emergency
medical care within the limits of his or her certification or
status as a trainee to a person who is deemed by the provider to
be in immediate danger of injury or loss of life shall impose any
liability on any other person, and this section shall not relieve
the out-of-hospital emergency care provider from personal liability, if any.
(Source: Laws 1997, LB 138, § 25.)