When Reddit user Hobviously shared his rescue experience, it was far from what anyone could have ever anticipated.
The International Life Saving Federation estimates that its 120 “Members Federations” comprised of lifeguards across the globe save one million lives per year. The chances of drowning at a beach on their watch is 1 in 18 million, or 0.0000055 percent. However, no good deeds go unpunished.
When someone acts fast to save a life, there’s a chance that they might be facing a lawsuit. That’s what happened to Hobviously, the pseudonym of one Reddit user named Stephen who experienced the most intense and unnecessary legal battle of his life after visiting a California beach...