Enacts new section, GS 131E-161.1, limiting the liability of emergency medical personnel in cases where personal injury or death occur as a result of an act or omission in the performance of their duties. Emergency medical personnel are only liable for damages in cases where there is gross negligence, wanton conduct, or intentional wrongdoing.
Effective for causes of action arising on or after July 1, 2013.
EMS IMMUNITY FROM CIVIL LIABILITY.
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A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO LIMIT THE LIABILITY OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL.Intro. by Gunn.
Status: Ref To Com On Judiciary I (Senate Action) (Feb 20 2013)
Tue, 19 Feb 2013 Senate: Filed
Wed, 20 Feb 2013 Senate: Passed 1st Reading
Wed, 20 Feb 2013 Senate: Ref To Com On Judiciary I
Bill S 100 (2013-2014)Summary date: Feb 19 2013 - View Summary