Indiana law: IC 34-30-12-1

Statute: IC 34-30-12-1

Law Type: Good Samaritan

Status: Enacted

The law limits civil liability under certain circumstances of use, or an attempted use, of an AED. This immunity extends to an individual or business that allows a person who is an expected user to use an AED it has acquired, if any damages resulting from an act or omission do not amount to gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct by the user or for acquiring or providing the AED to the user for the purpose of rendering the emergency care, provided that the individual or business fulfill the requirements set forth in the law.

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