Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

KSA 65-6149a(a)(1)

Summary Title

Liability: Use of an AED


An individual, who, in good faith and voluntarily, provides emergency care by the use of an AED, will not be held legally responsible for acting or failing to act.

Full Title

Automated external defibrillator; use and possession, immunity from liability; notice of acquisition of unit; placement of units in state facilities

Full Text

(a) (1) Any person who in good faith renders emergency care or treatment by the use of or provision of an automated external defibrillator shall not be held liable for any civil damages as a result of such care or treatment or as a result of any act or failure to act in providing or arranging further medical treatment where the person acts as an ordinary reasonably prudent person would have acted under the same or similar circumstances.