1) John is 65 years old and needs the tree in his yard cut down before it destroys the foundation of his houe. It would cost him $10,000 to have a pro do it, so he decides to do it himself. He cuts the trunk on the wrong side and it fall on a car driving by, causing severe injury to the driver.Q: John's duty was to observe the standard of care of...?2) Bob has taken a class on emergency medical procedures but he has no other medical training. His neighbor collapses on his porch. Bob runs over and decides to perform an emergency surgery with his portable medical kit to open up neighbor's airway. Of course, this goes horribly wrong and neighbor croaks.Q: Bob's duty was to observe the standard of care of...?
Wouldn't Bob be held to the standard of a professional surgeon, since he took it upon himself to act as one?