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To determine whether a duty of care has been breached, a judge asks how he or she would have acted in the same circumstances
A store manager may delay a suspected shoplifter if the manager has probable cause to justify delaying the suspect
Liability for negligence requires finding of causation in fact and a determination of proximate cause
Proximate cause exists when the connection between an act and on injury is strong enough to justify imposing liability
Only to a foreseeable intervening event can break the connection between a wrongful act and an injury to another
Under the doctrine of strict liability, a defendant is liable for the results of his or her acts only if he or she intended these results
Information acquired through an agency relationship is not considered confidential once the relationship ends
Publishing false information about another's product, alleging that it is not what its seller claims, constitutes the tort of conversion
To avoid liability for negligence, a business owner must protect its patrons against all risk which might possibly occur while on the business premises
Amanda pushes Brad into the path of an oncoming car driven by Carol. Don tries to rescue Brad, but the car hits both of them. Amber is liable for the injuries of...
Brad and Don
Marta owns National Demolition Company. During a demolition by Marta's crew, Owen, a passerby, is injured. Under the theory of strict liability, Marta must pay for the injury...
Whether or not the crew was at fault
Sam, an engineer, supervises the construction of a new bridge. When the bridge collapses due to faulty construction, Sam is sued by those injured in the collapse. As a professional, Sam is held to the same standard of care as...
Paula enters Qualifying Triathlon, an athletic competition. Regarding the risk of injury, Paula assumes those risks...
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