Torts #1L cartoon: who is liable if you lose a leg?

MargaretDrawn Laws

Oh the world of Torts, it is the most depressing and funny of the first semester law school classes. As in, let’s talk about losing one of your legs, and figuring just who exactly you can sue successfully to get some money to make up for your permanent loss of a limb.

Here is my drawn flowchart, all about the “Lost-Chance Doctrine” when you try to sue a doctor who you suspect didn’t perform up to the standard of care. There are a few different rules in this doctrine — and I outlined them here in my sketch.

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