California: no duty for retailers to keep defibrillators on hand

by Walter Olson on July 1, 2014

“The California Supreme Court held [in June] that a business has no common law duty to provide automatic defibrillators in anticipation that a customer will experience heart failure while on the premises.” [TortsProf; earlier, and generally]


1 MattS 07.01.14 at 2:34 pm

A rational, sane decision from the CA Supreme Court?

Hell freezing over!!!!!
Sky Falling!!!!!

2 Carter Wood 07.01.14 at 4:57 pm

Ah, good. Still, most of the country, you get sued if you don’t have the devices, and sued if you do. Mr. Goldenfarb stands ready to assist.

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