NY Health Club’s Statutory Duty to Have On-Site Defibrillator Extends to Defibrillator Use

A New York court recently extended the reach of General Business Law § 627-a, which mandates that certain New York health clubs keep an on-site automated external defibrillator (AED). According to the court, the law imposes an affirmative duty of care upon a facility so as to give rise to a negligence...