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    1. Evaluate and discuss the potential liability (negligence or other torts) of the various parties in the scenario involving but not limited to Bobby‚ ACE Sports‚ the nurse‚ the surgeon and City General. (Avoid simply restating the facts/scenario. Incorporate them into your discussion.) 2. Be sure to discuss the elements of negligence as they apply to each party separately‚ and also discuss the application of EMTALA. 3. Define comparative negligence and discuss its application to

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    HOGESCHOOL UTRECHT Law Chapter 4 Tort Tort Contents 1) 2) Introduction .......................................................................................................................................... 2 1.1) Tort and Crime .............................................................................................................................. 2 1.2) Tort and Contract ............................................................................................................

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    The dispute that occurred among the individuals had caused potential trespass to person claims. Trespass to person tort is involved in intentional‚ direct interference to claimants and is branched into three elements: assault‚ battery and false imprisonment. Phil could claim assault against Grant due to him coming at him in an aggressive manner and for throwing a bottle at him. However Phil could also possibly be prosecuted for Battery‚ from Grant’s girlfriend‚ because of the unlawful kiss he enforced

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    tort law INTRODUCTION TO THE LAW OF NEGLIGENCE…………………………………………….........4 Buchan v. Ortho Pharmaceutical (Canada) Ltd Hollis v. Dow Corning Cor Tobacco Tort Cases in Ontario (1) THE DUTY OF CARE: GENERAL PRINCIPLES……………………………………………….....6 (a) An Introduction to the Concept of Duty……………………………………………………...6 (i) General Duty of Care Test……………………………………………………………..6 Donoghue v. Stevenson (sets out general neighbour DoC)

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    basic principles Contents Introduction 13 2.1 2.2 2.3 Structure of the tort 13 Organisation of the chapters 14 Policy questions 14 Introduction Negligence is the most important modern tort: its study should occupy about half the course. It is important because of the great volume of reported cases and because it is founded on a principle of wide and general application. This chapter explains the basic structure of the tort and describes the organisation of the material in subsequent chapters.

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    Lecture Aspects of the Tort of Negligence 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Introduction The general principles of liability for negligence Product liability Liability for negligent misstatement Vicarious liability THE LAW OF TORT (民事侵權法) 1. What is Tort?  One party suffers damage or loss as the result of the action of another  No need for a contractual relationship  The law of tort regulates the behaviour of individuals and legal persons 2 1. Introduction Tort: “Wrong” (a civil wrong)

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    incur liability. In Donoghue v Stevenson‚ friends of Mrs. Donoghue bought her a bottle of ginger beer‚ which contained a composed snail and caused Mrs. Donoghue to be ill. Since Mrs. Donoghue did not buy the beer‚ she could not sue under contract law but in tort. The Court held that manufacturer owed duty of care to Mrs. Donoghue and that duty was breached. The rationales behind were that Mrs. Donoghue should have had in their mind as being influenced by their careless behavior. People owe duty of care

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    liability in the exact same way that they apply to negligence claims. Liability can arise on occupiers for omissions since their relationship gives rise to duty to take action to ensure the reasonable safety of visitors. The law relating to occupiers’ liability originated in common law but is now contained in two major pieces of legislation:   Occupiers Liability Act 1957  - which imposes an obligation on occupiers with regard to ’lawful visitors’ Occupiers Liability Act 1984 - which imposes liability

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    English tort law English tort law concerns civil wrongs‚ as distinguished from criminal wrongs‚ in the law of England and Wales. Some wrongs are the concern of the state‚ and so the police can enforce the law on the wrongdoers in court – in a criminal case. A tort is not enforced by the police‚ and it is a civil action taken by one citizen against another‚ and tried in a court in front of a judge (only rarely‚ in certain cases of defamation‚ with a jury). Tort derives from middle English for

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    Tort Laws | Tort Laws | Tort laws in the working world | | Janeen Abdo | Rasmussen CollegeNovember 04‚2012Authors Note: | This research is being submitted on November 04‚ 2012‚ for Larry Cooperman FAL12-6WS1-B371-04 Research and Report Writing course. | | Have you ever seen the commercials for a lawsuit based on a disease cause from working with asbestos or heard of law suit for unlawful termination; these are tort laws that make these lawsuits happen. The definition of a tort law

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    PAPER-4 (LL1008) LAW OF TORT AND CONSUMER PROTECTION LAWS nd st (2 Semester‚ 1 Year of the 3-Year LLB course) PART A- Law of torts PART B – Consumer Protection Law PART –A General Principles 1. General Principles – Definition‚ distinction between tort‚ crime‚ contract‚ breach of trust. 2. Essential conditions of liability – Damnum Since injuria‚ Injuria sine damnum‚ Malice‚ Motive. 3. Foundations of tortuous liability‚ fault liability‚ strict liability‚ principles of insurance in torts. 4. Capacity

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    Singh Division-C Roll No.- 36 Class- 2011-2016 of Symbiosis Law School‚ NOIDA Symbiosis International University‚ PUNE In February‚ 2012 Under the guidance of Dr. Chandrashekhar J. Rawandale Director Symbiosis Law School‚ Noida C E R T I F I C A T E The project entitled “Consumer‚ Medical Profession and Negligence: Analysis“ submitted to the Symbiosis Law School‚ NOIDA for Law of Torts‚ MV Accident and Consumer Protection Laws-II  as part of Internal assessment is based on my original

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    PARTICIPATION ASSIGNMENT JS 230-020 CHAPTER 7: TORT LAW CASE PROBLEMS 1. Smiley‚ a buyer for Carrefour Fashions‚ entered the store of a rival firm‚ Boulevard Boutique‚ in order to find out what latest lines they were carrying. He was recognized by Maldini‚ the manager of Boulevard Boutique‚ who called the store detective‚ Rocco‚ and ordered him to “keep an eye” on Smiley while he‚ Maldini‚ called the police. Maldini called the police and informed them he had a “suspected shoplifter”

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    Business Law 1 Mid Term Teshvinder Singh Chopra SEGi University College: American Degree Program 2 July 2010 Accordingly‚ as with the situation‚ Tim has sustained injuries from the incident. The person at fault for Tim ’s condition is surely Danny‚ as he had parked his car illegally‚ which definitely breaking the rules‚ and he as well forgotten to engage the parking brake. This caused the car to roll back and eventually hits an electric wire and the sparks from the ignition of the electric

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    Law of Tort What is Tort? - The French word of ‘wrong’ - That set of rules specifying certain actions and omissions as wrongs which give rise to civil liability - Almost entirely based on case law Tort of Negligence - The “neighbour principle” o “The rule that you are to love your neighbour becomes in law‚ you must not injure your neighbour” Lord Atkin‚ Donoghue v Stevenson  Who is neighbour? Persons who are so closely and directly affected by action that one ought reasonably to have

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    the Field of Torts Induces Efficiency and Fairness 1. Introduction Over the past several years the body of laws governing compensation in tort law has substantially transformed from its common law origins. In the course of what many have advocated in the name of "tort reform‚" more than half of the United States have revised‚ or attempted to revise‚ one or more aspects of tort liability and damage principles to a greater or lesser degree. Tort law is‚ of course

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    Law of Tort The law of tort is that set of rules specifying certain actions and omissions as wrongs which give rise to civil liability. Tort of Negligence It arises when damage is caused to a person or his property by a failure to take such reasonably cares as the law requires in the circumstances of the case. The damage could be caused by a negligent act or omission; meaning that the defendant did something or the defendant failed to do what he should have. Elements of negligence To succeed

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    CASE ONE: LAW OF TORT An accident was occurred by the car driven by Azhar with the disabled lorry which has been stalled by Ah Chan. Two of these persons have made their own fault as what happened on case Ramachandran a/l Mayandy v. Abdul Rahman bin Ambok. First of all‚ Azhar has derived his vehicle along a state road at slightly above the speed limit and his vehicle was equipped with a seatbelt but Azhar was not wearing it at the time of the collision. In addition‚ the impact of the collision

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    Ngee Ann Polytechnic School of Business & Accountancy Diplomas in ACC‚ BIT‚ BS‚ BFS & IBZ Business Law LAW OF TORT STUDENTS’ COPY Tutorial Questions Section B: Problem Questions (Use LAC format to answer‚ with supporting cases) 1. Last month‚ Raj bought a pair of Flying Eagle inline skates from his neighbourhood shop. Flying Eagle inline skates are made in a factory in Tampines owned by the Kang Brothers. Unknown to Raj‚ the particular model of inline skates had a manufacturing

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    Q.1 Define Tort and explain its essential elements. Distinguish Tort from breach of contract and Crime. Ans. The term “Tort” has been derived from the Latin term “Tortum” which means to twist.It means twisted‚ crooked‚ unlawful‚ or a wrongful act rather than an act which is straight or lawful. Tort may be defined as a “Civil Wrong” which is repressible by an action for unliquidated damages and which is other than a mere breach of contract or breach of trust” Tort is a civil wrong as opposed

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