What Are Good Samaritan Laws?

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Good Samaritan laws differ around the world. Some countries reward the act of helping, while others fear of getting involved. So what are Good Samaritan laws?

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“From time to time, national attention is drawn to the issue of a legal duty to assist those in distress.”

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