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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 9. Code of Civil Procedure
- Chapter 65. Actions, Immunities, Defenses, and Duties
- Section 90. Civil Liability For Emergency Aid.
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AS 09.65.090. Civil Liability For Emergency Aid.
- (a) A person at a hospital or any other location who renders emergency care or emergency counseling to an injured, ill, or
emotionally distraught person who reasonably appears to the person rendering the aid to be in immediate need of
emergency aid in order to avoid serious harm or death is not liable for civil damages as a result of an act or omission
in rendering emergency aid.
- (b) A member of an organization that exists for the purpose of providing emergency services is not liable for civil
damages for injury to a person that results from an act or omission in providing first aid, search, rescue, or other
emergency services to the person, regardless of whether the member is under a preexisting duty to render assistance, if
the member provided the service while acting as a volunteer member of the organization; in this subsection, "volunteer"
means a person who is paid not more than $10 a day and a total of not more than $500 a year, not including ski lift
tickets and reimbursement for expenses actually incurred, for providing emergency services.
- (c) The immunity provided under (b) of this section does not apply to civil damages that result from providing or
attempting to provide any of the following advanced life support techniques unless the person who provided them was
authorized by law to provide them:
- (1) manual electric cardiac defibrillation;
- (2) administration of antiarrhythmic agents;
- (3) intravenous therapy;
- (4) intramuscular therapy; or
- (5) use of endotracheal intubation devices.
- (d) This section does not preclude liability for civil damages as a result of gross negligence or reckless or intentional
- (e) [Repealed, Sec. 2 ch 92 SLA 2003].
- (f) [Repealed, Sec. 2 ch 92 SLA 2003].
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