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Automated External Defibrillator

In Oregon, Automated External Defibrillators Are the Law for Some Fitness Facilities. Ask Portland Personal injury Attorney Mark J. Leeds How that Law Applies to You

Research has consistently shown that when a business or facility has an automated external defibrillator (AED) available on-site, lives are saved. Obviously, having an AED on hand is only half the battle when it comes to assisting those experiencing heart trouble. In some instances, but not in all of them, trained personnel who know CPR and who can operate the AED life-saving equipment are necessary, as well. Mark J. Leeds, personal injury lawyer in Portland, understands just how important it is for businesses—especially those related to any sort of increased physical activities, such as health clubs and gyms—to have at least one AED on hand along with personnel who are trained to use it. In fact, it is so important that, according to Oregon state law, all fitness facilities are required to have an AED with certain predicates. Retail establishments, grocery stores, shopping centers, and certain other public places may also be required under certain facts and circumstances to have an AED available on premises.

If You Had a Heart Attack at a Portland Gym with No AED, Call Personal Injury Lawyer Mark J. Leeds

If you have experienced damage to your heart because you had a heart attack or other cardiac event at a facility that did not have an AED available, you may be entitled to compensation. Portland personal injury attorney Mark J. Leeds has more than 30 years of experience in handling injury cases and is well versed in the legal issues surrounding automated external defibrillators and their use. As an aggressive and ethical injury lawyer in Portland, Mark J. Leeds can provide you with a free initial consultation to analyze your case and evaluate whether or not it would be beneficial to you to enter into legal action against the gym or exercise facility in question.

AEDs Save Lives. Does Your Portland Gym Have One? Are Personnel Trained to Use It?

Because AEDs have become relatively inexpensive and the access to the training necessary to use them so widespread, there is no excuse for a gym or health club not to be in compliance with Oregon state law. However, it is more than a legal issue; it is a matter of looking out for the safety and well-being of those who use the facility. If you experienced a cardiac situation, and the use of an AED would have made a difference, Portland injury lawyer Mark J. Leeds will do whatever is necessary, including bringing in the expert testimony of cardiology experts, to hold those responsible for your pain and suffering to account. Though not every heart attack will respond to the use of an AED, many will. The way to know for sure whether you are entitled to any benefits is to meet with Mark for an initial consultation.

When the Absence of an AED Has Caused You Heart Damage, Consult with Portland Personal Injury Lawyer Mark J. Leeds

Portland injury attorney Mark J. Leeds is a Board Certified* civil trial lawyer with more than 30 years of experience handling personal injury lawsuits. Recognized by his peers for his work in trial law and having received the highest ranking possible in the Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating for his commitment to professional ethics, Mark brings a level of personal integrity that is unparalleled. To receive a free legal consultation regarding your cardiac event and to discuss any damage you have suffered due to lack of an AED, contact Mark at 888.446.1999 or fill out this convenient online case evaluation form.

Mark J Leeds, P.A.
1001 SW 5th Ave Suite 1100 Portland OR 97204 PortlandOR97204 USA 
 • 503 886 8981

Office Location and Service Areas

Mark J. Leeds, P.A. handles cases throughout Oregon from his Portland office.

Here is a list of some of the counties and cities we serve: Portland, Beaverton, Multnomah County, Washington County, Eugene, Bend, Salem, Corvallis, Oregon City, Hillsboro, Oregon Coast, Medford, Springfield, Albany,Tigard, Lake Oswego and everywhere throughout Oregon.
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