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Who was Kevin Greenidge? Teen, 14, dies on American Airlines plane after cardiac arrest, family alleges faulty defibrillator

Kevin Greenidge died on an American Aircrafts flight
He was 14
Greenidge was out traveling to New York

After boarding an American Carriers airplane headed for Florida, a traveler named Kevin Greenidge experienced a heart failure and died in 2022.

Who was Kevin Greenidge? Kevin Greenidge, a 14-year-old kid, fell into heart failure on an American Carriers flight and couldn’t be restored when a specialist endeavored to utilize a defibrillator ready. As indicated by a claim brought by Kevin’s mom, the defibrillator was imperfect, and American Carriers is at fault.

The claim guarantees that American Aircrafts’ supposed carelessness “caused, allowed, as well as hurried the inconvenient demise of” Greenidge by neglecting to “guarantee that the programmed outside defibrillator and its portable battery pack were completely and appropriately charged.”

Greenidge was out traveling to New York with his uncle when he turned out to be sick, as per Thomas Giuffra, an accomplice at the law office Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo and Plotkin and the lawyer safeguarding Arzu. His family had recently gotten back from a vacation.

Kevin Greenidge was a passenger onboard American Airlines Flight 614

— FOX 11 Los Angeles (@FOXLA) March 23, 2023

An American Carriers representative said the organization was investigating the particulars of the case in an explanation to Insider. The organization communicated its “contemplations and petitions” to Greenidge and his friends and family.

Starting around 2004, all traveler airplane are legally necessary to have defibrillators, and in 1997, American Carriers turned into the main US business carrier to introduce defibrillators on its airplane and help its airline stewards to utilize them. As indicated by the Government Flying Organization, they are viewed as “off limits” things, and that intends that assuming they are absent or “out of commission,” the airplane ought not be dispatched.

As indicated by the examination, 15% of the people who experienced a heart failure on a plane lived to the point of being released. The public normal for endurance after a heart failure beyond a medical clinic is under 11%, and the examination plainly attaches the higher rate on planes to the presence of a defibrillator.

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