Evidence Of Negligence

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There are three essential elements that are required for an action for negligence to considered. It must first be established if the defendant owed the plaintiff a duty of care, that there was a breach of that duty of care and that the plaintiff suffered a loss caused by the breach of duty. As Michael was repairing a bike for a client, he did owe his client Paul a duty of care. As stated in the problem, Michael was distracted and neglected to properly secure the front wheel after finishing his repairs, this is a breach of the duty of care on Michael’s part. Paul also suffered a loss caused by this breach of care. This means that all three essential elements required are established for a case of negligence.

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