Connecticut law (CT Gen. Stat. Sec. 52-557b) provides immunity from liability for emergency medical assistance or first aid provided voluntarily by:
• Licensed medical doctors or nurses (as well as certain other medical professionals) outside the normal scope of their employment;
• Paid or volunteer firemen, police, teachers, lifeguards, and ambulance personnel who have completed requisite first-aid training; and
• Other persons trained in CPR in accordance with standards set forth by the American Red Cross or American Heart Association.
This law protects people rendering first aid, assuming they act within the scope of their training and do not commit an act of gross, ...