"Duty of care" Essays and Research Papers

Sort By:
Satisfactory Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Powerful Essays
Best Essays
Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    the duty of care

    • 284 Words
    • 2 Pages

    DUTY OF CARE A Tort is a civil wrong‚ which is an action brought to enforce‚ redress or protect rights or noncriminal litigation. There are many Torts‚ however‚ of importance is Negligence. Negligence is the failure to do something a person of ordinary prudence would do. Negligence protect against personal injury‚ damage to property and economic loss. In order to establish negligence four elements must be established. Firstly‚ the plaintiff must prove that a duty of care was owed. Secondly‚ the

    Premium Tort Tort law Duty of care

    • 284 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Good Essays

    Duty Of Care

    • 1336 Words
    • 6 Pages

    In tort law‚ a duty of care is a legal obligation which is imposed on an individual requiring adherence to a standard of reasonable care while performing any acts that could foreseeably harm others. It is the first element that must be established to proceed with an action in negligence. The claimant must be able to show a duty of care imposed by law which the defendant has breached. In turn‚ breaching a duty may subject an individual to liability. The duty of care may be imposed by operation of

    Premium Duty of care Tort Negligence

    • 1336 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    duty of care

    • 500 Words
    • 2 Pages

    DUTY OF CARE Duty of Care The legal definition for the term ‘Duty of Care’ means that person acts towards others and the public with watchfulness‚ attention‚ caution and prudence that a reasonable person in the same circumstances would. If a person’s actions do not meet this standard of care then their acts are considered negligent and any damages resulting may be claimed in a lawsuit for negligence. ‘Duty of Care’ means that whilst we are responsible for another persons wellbeing we must

    Premium Tort Reasonable person Duty of care

    • 500 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Good Essays

    Duty of Care

    • 1276 Words
    • 6 Pages

    courts have established that for negligent conduct to be actionable‚ there must be a duty to take care resting on the defendant‚ which must be breached‚ which must cause damage‚ where the damage must not be too remote form the breach. These requirements carry significant policy controls : of autonomy‚ causation‚ foreseeability and proximity which will be discussed in due course. The courts first recognised such a duty in Hevan v Pender though it was in Donoghue v Stevenson that the law of negligence

    Premium Negligence Law Plaintiff

    • 1276 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Duty of Care

    • 815 Words
    • 4 Pages

    Unit SHC24 duty of care Denise Keable Outcome 1 1.1 duty of care n. a requirement that a person act toward others and the public with watchfulness‚ attention‚ caution and prudence that a reasonable person in the circumstances would. If a person’s actions do not meet this standard of care‚ then the acts are considered negligent‚ and any damages resulting may be claimed in a lawsuit for negligence. Taken from The Free Dictionary by Farlex 2. I need to ensure that I take into consideration

    Premium Hygiene Tort Standard of care

    • 815 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Powerful Essays

    Duty Of Care

    • 5098 Words
    • 21 Pages

    The duty of care and the search for certainty: Sullivan v Moody‚ Cooper v Hobart‚ and problems in the South Pacific. Andrew Barker In this article‚ Andrew Barker‚ from the Faculty of Law at the University of Otago‚ considers two recent decisions on the duty of care in negligence: Sullivan v Moody‚ from the High Court of Australia‚ and Cooper v Hobart‚ from the Supreme Court of Canada. In these decisions‚ the two courts have re-evaluated their approach to the duty of care in negligence‚ and suggested

    Premium Law Tort Negligence

    • 5098 Words
    • 21 Pages
    Powerful Essays
  • Powerful Essays

    Duty of Care

    • 33459 Words
    • 134 Pages

    Duty of Care: GELERAL Week 2::Seminar 2 This concept is based on three proof of elements‚ its ingredients are – A legal Duty of D towards the C to exercise care in such conduct of D as falls within the scope of the duty‚ Breach of that Duty means failure to come up to the standard required by law & Consequential damage to C which can be attributed to D’s conduct. Duty of Care General: Duty is the primary control device which allows the courts to keep liability for negligence within what

    Premium Negligence Duty of care Tort

    • 33459 Words
    • 134 Pages
    Powerful Essays
  • Powerful Essays

    Duty of Care Unit12

    • 866 Words
    • 4 Pages

    ```` Samantha Macdonald Unit 12 : principles for implementing duty of care in health‚ social care‚ or children’s and young people’s settings Duty of Care Lord Atkin defined the duty of care when he gave judgement in the case of Donoghue v Stephenson (House of Lords 1932 relating to a case of a “snail” found in ginger beer sold to a customer” ). He said that: "You must take reasonable care to avoid acts or omissions which you can reasonably foresee would be likely to injure your neighbour.

    Premium Duty of care Tort Risk

    • 866 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Powerful Essays
  • Powerful Essays

    Negligence and Duty of Care

    • 3058 Words
    • 13 Pages

    is through the doctrine of the duty of care.Essentially‚this is a legal concept which dictates the circumstances in which one party will be liable to another in negligence.Breach of a duty of care essentially means that the defendant has fallen below the standard of behavior expected in someone undertaking the activity concerned ‚so for example‚ driving carelessly is a breach of the duty owed to the road users‚while bad medical treatment may be breach of the duty owed by doctors to patients.In each

    Premium Tort Reasonable person Standard of care

    • 3058 Words
    • 13 Pages
    Powerful Essays
  • Good Essays

    Week 7 Breach of the Duty of Care Negligence Duty of care Established or novel duty? Is it a non-delegable duty? What is the scope of the duty? Breach of duty What is the relevant standard of care? Has the standard been breached? Damage Is it recognized by law? Was the breach a necessary condition of the harm? Is the harm within the scope of the defendant’s liability? Breach of Duty The fault part of the negligence action An act or omission of the defendant A failure to act as a reasonable person

    Premium Tort law Reasonable person Negligence

    • 758 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
Previous
Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50