Can I be sued for providing emergency care?

In today’s society, it seems people sue one another for just about anything. When considering helping at the scene of an accident or performing life-saving measures in an emergency situation, bystanders often experience hesitancy. Could I be sued for providing first aid if something goes wrong? Will I be held liable if I perform CPR and the victim dies? These …

How to perform hands-only CPR

How to perform Hands-Only CPR

When someone collapses and becomes unresponsive, a Sudden Cardiac Arrest event has likely occurred, meaning time is of the essence. Are you prepared to act fast? Are you equipped with knowledge of CPR? While many fear stepping in to help while awaiting paramedics, this often results in the death of the victim because of the amount of time that passes …

Providing Emergency First Aid

If you witnessed an accident or medical emergency such as someone choking or collapsing, would you know how to react? How to administer first aid? Would you know the steps to respond? The average response time for trained emergency responders to arrive is 9mins, but response time in rural areas can often take up to 30mins or more. Knowing how …