good samaritan law
(plural Good Samaritan laws)
- (law) A law that exempts from legal liability a person who attempts to give reasonable aid to another person who is injured, ill, or otherwise imperiled.
- (law) A law that requires able persons, without putting themselves at risk, to provide reasonable aid to persons who are injured, ill, or otherwise imperiled.
good samaritan law - Legal Definition
A state law protecting from lawsuits individuals who reasonably attempt to rescue or aid another; designed to encourage public acts of assistance.