2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 51 - TORTS
CHAPTER 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 51-1-45 - Immunity of persons serving without compensation as athletic team physicians

O.C.G.A. 51-1-45 (2010)
51-1-45. Immunity of persons serving without compensation as athletic team physicians


Any person licensed to practice medicine and surgery pursuant to Article 2 of Chapter 34 of Title 43 and including any person licensed to render services ancillary thereto who in good faith renders voluntary service without compensation as an athletic team physician, either as the team doctor during or in conjunction with athletic practice activities or athletic contests or in conducting preseason physicals for athletes, shall not be liable for any civil damages as a result of any act or omission by such person in rendering such voluntary service or in conducting such physicals or as a result of any act or failure to act to provide or arrange for further medical treatment or care for the amateur or nonprofessional athlete. Liability for civil damages shall attach to any willful or wanton act or omission by such person committed in rendering such voluntary service or in conducting such physicals or as a result of any act or failure to act to provide or arrange for further medical treatment or care for the athlete.

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