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Old 12-21-2008, 10:59 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by EnderWiggin View Post
Well, if you're not trained and you make a stupid mistake that cost the woman the use of her legs when there was no imminent danger, you deserve to be sued. Oh, and good source, by the way.
NBC nightly news, and right now (6:30pm pdt 12/21/08) Yahoo news.

I'm not debating that much.

However the implications of this ruling do make me wonder if laws will be enacted and to what degree.

Originally Posted by EnderWiggin View Post
If there were any imminent danger that resulted in him saving her life, the case would not have been ruled in her favor. Basically, "the road to hell is paved with good intentions."
Yeah, you're telling me.

EDIT: Hmm. Apparently the failure to assist thing is more a reasoning for a case of neglect--and inspired by your acute responses I have found out the officer who told me that was exaggerating based around ambiguously written regional laws regarding neglect.

I ought to send him to you to tear him a new one, EW.

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