Q: explain the Good Samaritan law in New York .google the origin of the Good Samaritan
A: The origins of the law are based in wanting to provide legal protection to rescuers trying to help or save the lives of others in peril. The NYS Dept. of Health applies the principle to calling 9-1-1 in situations involving drug or alcohol overdose. Here is a link to their site:
You can find more if you research the subject online. Good luck
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