No tort duty for businesses to provide AEDs

October 25, 2013 | By DEBORAH LA FETRA

In Verdugo v. Target, the California Supreme Court will decide whether the common law requires businesses to purchase, maintain, and train employees to use Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDS) if a customer is stricken with a heart attack.  Today, Pacific Legal Foundation, along with the National Federation of Independent Business, Small Busin ...