|First Aid Quiz|
In today's litigious society there can be a reluctance to help out in emergency situations. Fear of liability for any misstep can paralyze even the most helpful Good Samaritan.
Each state has laws or regulations to protect the general public from liability during rescues or rescue attempts. Specifics about your state should be discussed with a legal expert or attorney from your area.
It's also true that not every victim wants help. In order to care for someone in need, you must have permission. In the medical field, permission is called consent.