Aid in Emegency Self-Quiz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Homer and his son Bart go fishing one day on the banks of the Springfield River. While walking along the river bank, Bart trips on a rock and falls into the river. Bart cannot swim. Homer finds Bart’s accident hysterically funny and, instead of helping Bart out of the water, he stands there and watches Bart flail around. The current sweeps Bart away and throws him against some jagged rocks. Bart is seriously injured. In a negligence suit against Homer, Bart will probably:
Choice 1 Win, because Homer is Bart’s father
Choice 2 Win, because Homer could have helped Bart
Choice 3 Lose, because there is no duty of rescue
Choice 4 Lose, because Bart was not looking where he was going when he tripped and fell into the river

Bart and his friend Nelson go fishing one day on the banks of the Springfield River. While walking along the river bank, Nelson pushed Bart into the river. Bart cannot swim. Nelson finds his joke hysterically funny and, instead of helping Bart out of the water, he stands there and watches Bart flail around. The current sweeps Bart away and throws him against some jagged rocks. Bart is seriously injured. In a negligence suit against Nelson, Bart will probably:
Choice 1 Win, because Nelson is Bart’s friend
Choice 2 Win, because Nelson put Bart in danger in the first place
Choice 3 Lose, because there is no duty of rescue
Choice 4 Lose, because Nelson intended his actions as a joke
Bart and his friend Nelson go fishing one day on the banks of the Springfield River. While walking along the river bank, Bart trips over a rock and falls into the river. Knowing that Bart cannot swim, Nelson grabs a tree branch and runs downstream, thinking that he will extend the branch to Bart and fish him out as the current carries Bart past. Several bystanders who would have gone to help Bart don’t do anything because they see that Nelson is helping Bart. As Bart is coming toward him, Nelson decides that Bart can take care of himself so he drops the branch and goes back to fishing. The current sweeps Bart away and throws him against some jagged rocks. Bart is seriously injured. In a negligence suit against Nelson, Bart will probably:
Choice 1 Lose, because there is no duty of rescue
Choice 2 Lose, because Nelson intended his actions as a joke
Choice 3 Win, because Bart was in a worse position after Nelson had abandoned his rescue effort that he would have been in had Nelson not tried to help at all
Choice 4 Win, because Nelson was Bart’s friend.

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