Tort law - Rescuers and Occupational StressWatch
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Charley and Dorothy can obviously claim for compensation if negligence is proved on owner's part, test of foreseeability would be applied to see the causa causans, if the cause is too remote, ie. causa sine qua non, the defendant cannot be held liable, for a man is presumed to intend the ordinary consequences of his actions not fantastic possibilities. Refer "Wagon mound case" also "Re polemis" (The defendant was held liable. Here, the "Direct consequences test" was applied.)