See If You Can Answer This MBE Question!

A blade on a lawnmower flew off after the lawnmower got stuck on a small stick on the lawn.  The blade seriously cut the user’s leg. In a suit for damages under a negligence action, will the stick prevent recovery by the user?

 

(A) No, because the lawnmower is a direct cause of the injury.

(B) Yes, because the stick is a superseding cause of the injury

(C) No, because the stick is a foreseeable intervening force that may cause injury.

(D) Yes, because the stick is an unforeseeable intervening force.

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