Las Vegas, NV asked in Products Liability, Elder Law and Nursing Home Abuse for Nevada

Q: During COVID, special instructions for facilities that require residents to undergo mandatory daily breathalyzer,

Are recommended. Shouldn’t there be a recall-like manufacturer intervention to make sure that institutions are not spreading COVID by incorrectly using the breathalyzer equipment?

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Products Liability Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. The point you raise has elements of ethics in it. Like a recall action that you mention, one could ask whether it is the right thing to do. Would it help save lives? Would it expose the company to more liability... or less liability? What would the publicity of such a measure do to a company? Is it necessary, if the equipment already comes with adequate instructions? The answers to such questions are probably among the factors that the leadership of a company would consider in making such decisions. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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