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Can I get sued for doing First Aid?This is concern (along with disease transmission) seems to be the main reason that people are afraid to help someone in need of first aid.   In Ontario (other provinces have similar legislation) we have "The Good Samaritan Act" which is designed to protect people who voluntarily help someone in an emergency. The is designed to keep people from being sued when they choose to perform First Aid. Whether you are trained or not you are protected. We always recommend that people take a first aid course so they know what to do...

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