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Andrew Throws a Baseball Towards Barry, with Whom He is Playing Pitch and Catch. Andrew’S Aim is Bad and the Ball Hits Cassandra, Who is Walking Nearby. - Legal Reasoning

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MCQ

Andrew throws a baseball towards Barry, with whom he is playing pitch and catch. Andrew’s aim is bad and the ball hits Cassandra, who is walking nearby.

Options

  • Andrew has committed battery against Cassandra because his intention to hit Barry with the ball is transferred to Cassandra

  • Andrew has not committed battery against Cassandra because he did not intend to harm her

  • Andrew has committed battery against Cassandra because he intended to throw the ball, which hit her

  • Andrew has not committed battery against Cassandra because the contact he intended to make with Barry was not tortious because Barry consented to it

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Solution

Andrew has not committed battery against Cassandra because the contact he intended to make with Barry was not tortious because Barry consented to it

Concept: Law of Torts (Entrance Exams)
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