What is the principle when the plaintiff is under no legal duty to affect the rescue?

[Law of Torts] – The principle is the same when the plaintiff is under no legal duty to effect the rescue if one person by his negligence causes another to be in a position of danger he should have regard to the probability that a third person, acting bravely and promptly and subjugating any timorous over concern for his own well being or comfort may attempt a rescue. No distinction appears to be drawn between the rescuer who acts instinctively and one who takes time for reflection before he encounters the risk.

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