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  • Reasonable Suspicion : An Effective Suspicion Of A Person Or An Event?

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    Reasonable doubt is something that is derived from probable suspicion of a person or an event in different cases. People are forced to act in a certain way and their actions are justified if they have reasonable suspicion. It is really important that for reasonable suspicion that the person you are doubtful of shows some sort of suspicious behavior or attitude that justifies the doubt. A person who is doing something based on reasonable suspicion need to have some gathered facts that support his

  • Negligence: Tort and Reasonable Person

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    whilst in school. They also must take reasonable action to decrease the likelihood of injury to students. (Queensland teachers union, teachers and law 5th edition page 7) Three elements to establish a negligence case         A duty of care was owed         There was a breach of the duty         Damages occurred because of the breach Duty of Care Two points in order to establish a duty of care         Should a teacher as a reasonable person foresee the incident?         Did he/she

  • Negligence: Tort and Reasonable Person

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    negligence; • apply the test of reasonable foreseeability in relation to the duty of care; • explain the circumstances in which a duty of care arises when giving advice; • explain the factors used to determine the breach of the standard of care; • describe the ‘but for’ test of causation; and • apply these principles of liability to factual situations. A. Law of

  • The Tort Law Imposes Liability

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    haemorrhage and was unfit to drive. He battled with a stationary van and with a parked vehicle. The court held that he had continued to drive after he had suffered a seizure which affected his reactions and was negligent in doing so. Therefore, a person might escape liability if his action at the relevant time were wholly beyond defendant’s control. As well as, Attorney-General’s Reference (NO. 2 of 1992) referring in Roberts v Ramsbottom , the court held that before the defence of automatism

  • Tort Law of Negligence Essay

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    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(Stuhmcke and Corporation.E 2001). However, this form of tort differs from intentional tort as regards the manner the duty is breached. In torts of negligence, duties are breached by negligence and not by intent. Negligence is conduct that falls below the standard of care

  • Civil Liabilities Act 2002 (Nsw) Essay

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    * In this case, we have to look at the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW) to determine who was negligent and in specific, we use s 5B(1), s 5B(2) and s 5R of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW); s 5B(1) for the reasonable foreseeability test, s 5B(2) for determining if the standard of reasonable care has been breached and s 5R for contributory negligence. * Where both the parties seem to have been negligent, it is important to determine who is more at fault and for this purpose we need to use the

  • Healthcare Law And Breaches Of Duty Of Care

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    This essay is going to talk about healthcare law and breaches of duty of care. Healthcare law is generally tort law. A “tort” is a legal wrong that the law provides a remedy for. The person that suffers the injury is known as the plaintiff and the person said to of caused the injury is known as the defendant or tortfeasor. Tort law originates from the time of the norman conquest in 1066. Tort law is a type of civil law and tortious wrongs are known as civil wrongs. Tort covers a range of things from

  • Essay about Legal Case Study

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    plaintiff needs to prove on the balance of probabilities that the loss would have been avoided if the plaintiff had not acted on the negligent misstatement. The university owed a liability to Brad because of the breach of duty of care and it is reasonable that the university should compensate Brad for the damage. If the university warned Brad that he might not become either a CPA or CA after his graduation when his application was accepted, Brad might not enrolled in the course and would not suffer

  • The Tort Of Negligence By Percy L Winfield

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    In order to establish a claim in the tort of negligence, according to Percy H Winfield[1] 'Tortious liability arises from the breach of a duty primarily fixed by the law: such duty is towards persons generally and its breach is redressible by an action for liquidated damages '. It is for Grace as the claimant where falls the burden of proof, to demonstrate that the negligence of her physical injury was due to the tortious liability of the Police, Ambulance Service, CURO and the Heath Authority

  • How Bill Has Breached The Duty

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    Arthur to show Bill has breached the duty . To do so he will need to prove a reasonable man would have not acted in the same way. The test is objective in a sense that Bill’s skill would not be considered in favour of those of a man who is “presumed to be free both from over-apprehension and from over-confidence” . Bill ignored a warning saying no HGVs should be crossing the bridge, it can be argued that no reasonable person would do this. Moreover, seeing as Bill is a professional, the case of Maynard

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