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Law Number

S.C. Code Ann. 44-76-40(1)

Summary Title

Liability: Use of an AED


An individual who, in good faith and without compensation, uses an AED will not be held legally responsible. They can be held legally responsible if acting with extreme carelessness.

Full Title

Immunity from civil liability for use of automated external defibrillator

Full Text

(1) Any person or entity acting in good faith and gratuitously shall be immune from civil liability for the application of an AED unless the person was grossly negligent in the application.