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Bystander's Duty and the Law of Torts--An Alternative Proposal

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dc.contributor.author Edgar, J. Hadley
dc.date.accessioned 2010-04-13T18:32:30Z
dc.date.available 2010-04-13T18:32:30Z
dc.date.issued 1976
dc.identifier.citation 8 St. Mary's L.J. 302 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10601/529
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this article is to propose a middle ground – one between the traditional concept of no duty at all and the suggested duty of active aid and rescue. Let us simply impose a duty upon the bystander to sound an alarm which would be appropriate under the circumstances. It might take the form of an oral warning directly to the victim that the latter is in a perilous position or, on the other hand, a summons to the fire department, police, or an emergency medical unit may be appropriate. The essential factor, however, is, that regardless of the nature of the warning it must correspond to the situation that has elicited it. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher St. Mary's Law Journal
dc.relation.uri http://heinonline.org/HOL/Page?handle=hein.journals/stmlj8&collection=journals&id=312&men_hide=false&men_tab=citnav
dc.subject No duty en_US
dc.subject Duty of active aid and rescue en_US
dc.subject Oral warning en_US
dc.title Bystander's Duty and the Law of Torts--An Alternative Proposal en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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