This material may consist of step-by-step explanations on how to solve a problem or examples of proper writing, including the use of citations, references, bibliographies, and formatting. This material is made available for the sole purpose of studying and learning - misuse is strictly forbidden.This case involves the degree of duty imposed upon hotels and innkeepers with regards to its guests. On March 6, 2006, Sidney Rasnick, a 77-year old man from Texas, checked into Motel Jessup, a motel located in Georgia. He was to stay there for a few days while on a work assignment. The facts indicate that he spoke to his wife, Virginia Rasnick (“Rasnick”) quite a few times a day. On March 12th, Rasnick was unable to reach her husband and, thus, called the motel numerous times hoping to get her husband medical assistance. The motel refused to check on her husband, despite her voiced concerns that he might be in serious danger. On March 13th, Sidney Rasnick was found lying on the floor of his motel room by a housekeeper. An ambulance was called for him because he was unable to get up. He died shortly thereafter. An autopsy of his body showed that he died from untreated coronary disease and enlargement of the heart. At the trial, a medical professional testified that it was reasonably certain Sidney Rasnick would not have died if he received medical assistance on March 12th....
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