Res ipsa loquitur shifts the burden of proof from the plaintiff to the defendant.
Kenneth was exposed to radiation on his job in an environmental cleanup. In a lawsuit against
his employer, the court must decide the full extent of both present and future damages rather than
allowing Kenneth to return to court years later if medical problems develop at that time.
A sports fan, injured by a hockey puck that flew into the stands during an NHL game, would be
subject to the defense of assumption of the risk in a suit to recover for her injuries.
Most states recognize some form of comparative negligence.
Negligence concerns harm that
a. is unforeseeable.
c. arises by
d. is always
A branch of tort law that imposes a much higher level of liability when harm results from
ultrahazardous acts or defective products is referred to as