This long-form article, published in several legal journals, is authored by Craig M. Goldenfarb, Esq., personal injury attorney and expert litigator in use and non-use of automated external defibrillator (AED) in public places. It explains the history of AEDs, a look into future case law, and why people should not be afraid to use AEDs to save lives. Mr. Goldenfarb is the preeminent national thought-leader on litigation involving AEDs.
A very young boy at only 8 years-old has lost his life due to what the surviving parents suspect to be sudden cardiac arrest. If proven true, Caleb Ray would be one of the youngest victims of SCA due to the absence of an AED in years. Our lawyers discuss potential negligence.
A 14-year old boy, Kamarr Scott, died after collapsing on a track field at his school. He may have have been saved had an AED been used by staff.