Orange County Personal Injury Lawyer Analysis of Good Samaritan Liability in Auto Accidents
Orange County Auto Accident Lawyers are in shock that the California Supreme Court has severely limited the protection afforded to Good Samaritans in California. Despite a recent ruling by that court, it is both sad and heartwarming to see that good deeds are still being attempted, even at the risk of life in Orange County.
Only days before the Supreme Court decision, a Good Samaritan female nursing student was trying to help a disabled driver, and both were walking on the I-5 Santa Ana freeway in Orange County when another driver crashed into the back of a car and shoved it into the two females. One of the female Good Samaritans, the 20-year-old nursing student was killed. The other female, a 16-year-old she was helping, was seriously injured.
Now, unfortunately, as a result of a new court ruling in California, if a Good