Liability: Emergency Medical Services Personnel
An emergency medical services provider who provides services within the scope of their training outside of a hospital will not be held legally responsible. They can be held legally responsible if acting with extreme carelessness or intent to cause harm.
Immunity from Liability
In accordance with § 23-4.1-12 of the Act, no person, licensed and authorized pursuant to the Act or these Regulations shall be liable for any civil damages for any act or omission in connection with emergency medical services ( EMS ) training or in connection with services rendered outside a hospital, unless the act or omission is inconsistent with the level and scope of the person's training and experience and unless the act or omission was the result of gross negligence or willful misconduct.