2016 Idaho Statutes
Title 5 - PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL ACTIONS IN COURTS OF RECORD
Chapter 3 - PARTIES TO ACTIONS
Section 5-330 - IMMUNITY OF PERSONS GIVING FIRST AID FROM DAMAGE CLAIM.

ID Code § 5-330 (2016) What's This?

5-330. Immunity of persons giving first aid from damage claim. That no action shall lie or be maintained for civil damages in any court of this state against any person or persons, or group of persons, who in good faith, being at, or stopping at the scene of an accident, offers and administers first aid or medical attention to any person or persons injured in such accident unless it can be shown that the person or persons offering or administering first aid, is guilty of gross negligence in the care or treatment of said injured person or persons or has treated them in a grossly negligent manner. The immunity described herein shall cease upon delivery of the injured person to either a generally recognized hospital for treatment of ill or injured persons, or upon assumption of treatment in the office or facility of any person undertaking to treat said injured person or persons, or upon delivery of said injured person or persons into custody of an ambulance attendant.

History:
[5-330, added 1965, ch. 241, sec. 1, p. 591.]

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