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Just for the record, a doctor can be sued for not helping a person in
critical need.   i.e., if a doctor drives by an accident where there are
critical injuries and no paramedics or such, and the doctor is recognized as
a doctor as he passes, he may be sued.

-Nick

----- Original Message -----
From: <BSmithSE(--nospam--at)aol.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Friday, May 21, 1999 11:43 PM
Subject: Re: New Survey - Please participate


> In a message dated 5/21/99 7:56:46 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> szchang(--nospam--at)pacbell.net writes:
>
> << bout a year and a half ago, one of a college freshman in UC Berkeley
>  saw a little girl murdered in a public rest room by his friend and he
>  did not say a word to the police.  >>
>
> Exactly.  If a doctor walks by a sick and not treat him, should the doctor
be
> prosecuted?  I don't believe so.  What to do when ideals clash with messy
> realities.  I don't want the threat of prosecution to dictate my behavior.
I
> believe it should be left up one's own consciences.
>
> Brad Smith
>
> Brad Smith
>