Negligence Essay Topics

Comparative negligence of a child

So…what do you think about this defense? Do you think it’s viable? Are there other things to consider?             Unfortunately, it is a viable defense.  At least there are legal precedents and provisions for contributory negligence.  But i always that defense was mostly used in business to business contract disputes.  I thought it worked this… View Article

Torts Of Negligence

Torts of negligence are breaches of duty that results to injury to another person to whom the duty breached is owed. Like all other torts, the requirements for this are duty, breach of duty by the defendant, causation and injury. However, this form of tort differs from intentional tort as regards the manner the duty… View Article

Professional Negligence Case Notes

In relation to professional negligence the concept of the reasonable man becomes that of the reasonable professional. The reasonable man will normally lack the skill and expertise acquired by the professional. These professional men and women are not only required to take reasonable care but also to measure up to the standard of competency that… View Article

Tort of Negligence

Question 1 What legal issues does this situation raise and what are the possible legal consequences? Issue 1 duty of care The tort of negligence to be constituted depend on whether the defendant violate the principle of ‘Duty 0f Care’. Because of the case of Donoghue v Stevenson [1], ‘Duty 0f Care’ has been established… View Article

Introduction to Legal Research

Facts: Samantha Smith, a young and single mother, was shopping in the bath aisle of the local grocery store in Indiana. At approximately 1:30 pm she slipped and fell on a clear shampoo that had leaked out of one of the bottles and onto the floor. The aisle had been inspected, logged as clear of… View Article

Tort Law

INTRODUCTION TO THE LAW OF NEGLIGENCE • NEGLIGENCE is a fault-based civil liability system as a basis of liability, and considered a broad concept encompassing many types of harm • The tort of negligence is composed of a number of elements, most of which must be proved by the plaintiff (P). These elements are not… View Article