In Case 1, Swimmer is drowning near Bystander who is uniquely andeasily able to effect a rescue. Bystander offers to save Swimmer in exchange for $10,000. In Case 2, Patient is close to deathbecause of a medical condition that only Doctor can cure. Doctor offers to treat Patient for$10,000. Ethically, are the twocases different or similar? Havingagreed to the offers, do Swimmer and Patient each owe $10,000? Discuss.
The bystander is not obligated to help