Horsley v Maclaren [1972, Canada]
- A boat owner was sued for negligence for the death of an overboard passenger and their rescuer
- Could the boat owner be liable for the 2 deaths
- No liability
- Although the host had a duty to do the best he could to effect a rescue, he was not negligent in doing so
- A duty to rescue can be owed though
Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.
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