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Hernandez 1Laurel HernandezLGST 3127 September 2017Skill Exercise 3Case: Palsgraf v. Long Island R. Co., 248 N.Y. 339 (N.Y. 1928) Facts: Plaintiff,Palsgraf was standing on a railway platform while two men attempted to board atrain. One of the men was carrying a package containing fireworks. The package was small andcovered in newspaper. Nothing about its appearance would give away its contents. As the manwith the package jumped aboard the train he lost his balance. Two guards tried to assist him andin the process caused the package to dislodge from his arms and fall onto the tracks. When thefireworks hit the tracks, it caused an explosion in which scales dislodged injuring the plaintiff. The plaintiff sues the railroad company. Both the trial court and the intermediate appellate courtawarded judgment to the plaintiff. The defendant appeals. The New York Court of Appealsreverses the judgment.Issues: Whether the defendant should be held liable for negligence and resultant injury foractions that cannot be reasonably foreseen.Rule: Negligence is the failure, on the part of the person causing the injury, to use the reasonableamount of care that is required in a particular situation. “A person who causes injury to another isnot liable if the type of harm does not foreseeably flow from the negligent act (Tikriti, 2017).”Analysis: