Not surprisingly, given the tragic outcome of this case, Martin's parents, William and Janice Beattie, of Montrose, are apprehensive about the benefits of a Good Samaritan Law
, fearing that it could cost more lives than it helps save.
303, 303-04 (1983) (updating an earlier analysis of Good Samaritan laws
: Frank B.
Without a Good Samaritan law
, New Jersey faces a similar problem.
Safe Hands, a Dubai-based services company, has launched a campaign along with Fund Advisors to create awareness about the importance of first aid and the need for Good Samaritan laws
in the country to reduce public hesitation in helping out during crises.
As a result of the outrage the video caused, Chinese politicians in Guangdong's major city Shenzhen passed a Good Samaritan Law
in 2013 to protect those who help others.
Good Samaritan laws
generally do not apply to medical professionals while "on the job," but some states extend protection to medical professionals who render emergency assistance in a hospital or other "health care setting" when such assistance is beyond the scope of their work duties.
But if that attitude is dying out we need to think about adopting the sort of good Samaritan Law
they have in Germany and many other European countries.
The UAE is soon set to become the first Arab country to pass a 'Good Samaritan Law
', which allows bystanders to offer aid in medical emergencies without fear of legal consequences.
He referred to Good Samaritan law
and said the door staff could have put a 'ring of steel' around the victim instead of watching while he received a 'damn good hiding.'.
Chidiac to finalize the draft of the Lebanese Good Samaritan Law
equivalent to submit it to the Lebanese Parliament.
However, if people are trained to assist and if the place has a Good Samaritan Law
then more bystanders should come forward to help.