Business Law Chapters 6-13

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negligence

If a company fails to make a product safe by not exercising "due care", and someone gets hurt, the company will most likely be liable for

negligence per se

An Iowa state statue requires amusement parks to maintain equipment in specific condition for the protection of patrons. Jack's Fun Park fails to maintain it's equipment. Key a patron, is injured. Jack has committed

dram shop act

Tavern owner or bartender may be held liable for serving alcohol to an intoxicated person. in some states statutes impose liability on social hosts for injuries. is this case it is unnecessary to prove negligence.

trespass to personal property

Direct Marketing Inc. floods the e-mail boxes of the employees of Eagle Products Corporation with unsolicited ads to the extent that the employees cannot e-mail each other. Direct has mot likely committed

Even if Beth was only slightly at fault

Beth is injured in a car accident with Cal, whom she sues, alleging negligence. Cal claims that Beth was driving more carelessly than he was. Comparative negligence may reduce Beth's recovery

a reasonable person

Bette crashes into Dill. Dill may recover $7,500 to cover the cost of the repairs if Bette failed to act as

under no circumstances

Joes sees Karo floundering in Lake Rough Waters. Joe is liable on the ground of negligence

Negligence

If a company fails to make a product safe by not exercising "due care", and someone gets hurt, the company will most likely be liable for

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