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Quiz 4 (version b)

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The degree of care to be exercised in a situation can vary with a person's profession or occupation. (T/F)
TRUE
If a person breaches a duty of care and another person suffers an injury, causation does not need to be established. (T/F)
FALSE
IF no harm results from an allegedly negligent act, there is no liability. (T/F)
TRUE
An assumption of risk defense does not require knowledge of the risk. (T/F)
FALSE
Under the doctrine of comparative negligence, both the plaintiff's and the defendant's negligence are taken into consideration. (T/F)
TRUE
When reaching for a bottle of lemonade from a display of lemonade bottles inside a Target store, Russell slipped and fell on the floor where a very small puddle of lemonade had spilled next to the display. In the fall, Russell broke his angle and leg and required months of treatment for his injuries. No one was aware of the lemonade on the floor. IF Russell sues Target, he will most likely
win, because it was foreseeable that some of the lemonade from the display would end up on the floor
Eve, an architect, hires Frank, an accountant, to handle her accounts. Dissatisfied with Frank's work, Eve sues him, alleging negligence. Frank may successfully defend against the suit by proving that he
did not injure Eve in any way
Lola files a suit against Mac, a medical doctor, alleging negligence. As a physician, Mac is held to the standard of
a reasonable physician
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