22nd march 2011
LAW531/Contemporary Business Law
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Is Alumina Inc liable to individuals potentially harmed by the contamination in Lake Dira in the state of Erewhon that they caused and subsequently cleaned up five years ago?
Rule of law
Unintentional tort, commonly referred to as negligence, a person is liable for harm that is the foreseeable consequence of his or her actions. Negligence is defined as “the omission to do something which a reasonable man would do, or doing something which a prudent and
Reasonable man would not do.
There are five points to prove negligence
1. the defendant owed a duty of care to the plaintiff
2. the defendant breached this duty of care
3. the plaintiff suffered injury
4. the defendant’s negligent act caused the plaintiff’s injury
5. The defendant’s negligent act was the proximate... [continues]
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