Nebraska Good Samaritan Laws


Emergency  care  at scene of emergency; persons relieved of civil
liability, when.

                      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
liability; when.

                   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
of practice.

                     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.)