“But we meant well!” The Liability of Good Samaritans and Charities and Their Volunteers

PHILANTHROPIST/PHILANTHROPE AWARD FOR PROFICIENCY IN LEGAL WRITING AND ANALYSIS Honourable Mention 1988 NEVILLE AUSTIN Student-at-Law, Toronto One night in October a volunteer team with the Mountain Rescue of California saved the life of a man stranded on California’s Box Springs Mountain. Two years later, the volunteers were hit with a lawsuit from the family of…