Medical Liability Reform- Emergency Situations: S. 83 (2005)

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Provided that a physician is not liable for claims arising


Provided that a physician is not liable for claims arising out of an emergency situation unless the physician was grossly negligent.  Provided that a physician is not liable in a claim arising out of obstetrical care rendered in an emergency situation where there is no previous doctor/patient relationship or where the patient has not received prenatal care, unless the physician was grossly negligent.

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