Defibrillators in Condominiums

One of the question we are increasingly being asked by our condominium clients is whether they should consider installing automated external heart defibrillators and, if so, what liability may be associated with the installation and use of such defibrillators.  It is well-known that the steps taken in the minutes following a cardiac arrest may make a difference between life and death. Defibrillators, if well maintained and properly used, can make a life-saving difference. The good news is that, in most cases, both the corporation and the user of a defibrillator will be protected against liability.    Read the article…………..


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