Analysis of the Legal Responsibility of Taking Emergent Treatments during a Voyage
In order to prevent from the anxiety that it might lead to lawsuits by taking an emergent medical treatment, the norms of the emergency avoidance in Civil Law and Criminal Law could be applied according to the paragraph 14b of the Emergency Medical Service Act. However, it would be need to clarify whether medical staff who took an emergent medical treatment to a patient during a voyage could have the same position. A comparison between the civil law system and the common law would be the issue in this article and shortcomings of current regulations would also be proposed. In the opinion of this article, there would be no more difference whether medical staff who taking emergent medical treatments to prevent others from any emergent dangerous to life, using equipment of emergent medical treatments, is on the duty. Otherwise, complaining about that medical staff who wasn’t in duty couldn’t apply the regulations for emergency avoidance in Civil Law and Criminal Law, it would deviate from the consciousness of legality of the mass and interfere huge the rights of medical staff with calling of saving life.