2019 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title LII - Actions, Process, and Service of Process
Chapter 507 - Actions
Section 507:8-h - Firefighter's Rule.

Universal Citation: NH Rev Stat § 507:8-h (2019)
    507:8-h Firefighter's Rule. –
I. (a) Firefighters, emergency medical technicians (E.M.T.'s), police officers, and other public safety officers shall have no cause of action for injuries incurred during the performance of duties incidental to and inherent in the officer's official engagement arising from negligent conduct of the person or persons requiring the officer's services or the homeowner or lessee of the premises on which such duties were performed.
(b) This section does not affect such officer's causes of action for unrelated negligent conduct occurring during the officer's official engagement, or for other negligent conduct, or for reckless, wanton or willful acts of misconduct.
II. In this section, "public safety officer" means a person who is exposed to injury while acting in an official capacity in law enforcement or protection of life or property.

Source. 1993, 261:1. 1997, 246:1, eff. Jan. 1, 1998. 2013, 169:1, 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2014.

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