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  • Oude man op bank

    German Amtsgericht on the duty to rescue

    11 October 2017
    A 83-year-old man suffered severe brain damage due to a fall in a bank. The man was brought to a hospital where he died one week later. A medical report then showed that the lack of assistance did not (even partly) contribute to the man’s unfortunate death. Still, the refusal to help had certain consequences for three of the four ‘bystanders’.