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If there are 2brothers living within 50 yds of each other and 1 is having a major stroke and would not call for help can he be sued then says he doesn,t care if he lives or dies

Lawyer's Assistant: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Kentucky

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if there are 2brothers living within 50 yds of each other and 1 is having a major stroke and would not call for help can he be sued then says he doesn,t care if he lives or dies

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Legally no, no person has a legal duty to help another person if they choose not to. While it may be morally wrong, it is not legally prohibited and the brother can't be compelled to help or then be prosecuted for not helping.

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