March 11, 2013
The Good Samaritan Law – that which protects people who help in emergency situations – has been much abused over the years. Hard to believe, but even doctors have tried to invoke it when responding to a “code blue” in a hospital.
Bob Clifford, columnist for the Chicago Lawyer monthly magazine, writes about the law in Illinois and the latest case to examine and apply the statute that was originally enacted nearly 50 years ago. To read his column that appeared in the February, 2013 issue of the publication, please click here.