See If You Can Answer This MBE Question!
During a sporting event in a crowded stadium, two fans began verbally attacking each other.
One fan shoved the other and walked away. As he walked away, the other fan threw a beer can at him. The beer can missed the fan and hit a bystander. In an suit against the fan who threw the beer can for battery, will the bystander prevail?
(A) Yes, he will prevail under the doctrine of transferred intent.
(B) No, because the fan did not intend to hit the bystander.
(C)Yes, because the fan was negligent in throwing the beer can in a crowded stadium.
(D)No, because the fan was acting in self-defense.