Tex. Health & Safety Code 779.006
Liability: Prescribing, Training, Acquiring AED
A physician who prescribes the use of an AED or an individual who either provides training related to AED use or acquires an AED will not be held legally responsible. They can be held legally responsible if acting with extreme carelessness or intent to cause harm.
The prescribing physician who authorizes the acquisition of an automated external defibrillator in accordance with this chapter, a person or entity that provides approved training in the use of an automated external defibrillator in accordance with this chapter, and the person or entity that acquires the automated external defibrillator and meets the requirements of this chapter are not liable for civil damages for such prescription, training, or acquisition unless the conduct is wilfully or wantonly negligent. Any person or entity that acquires an automated external defibrillator and negligently fails to comply with the requirements of this chapter is liable for civil damages caused by such negligence.