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Chapter 8 Negligence and Strict Liability
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B Law 3305: Chapter 2 Chapter Outline I. Negligence A. Breach of Duty of Care 1. Reasonable Person Standard 2. Duty to Act 3. Duties of Possessors of Land 4. Res Ipsa Loqutiur B. Proximate Cause C. Injury D. Defenses to Negligence
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B Law 3305: Chapter 3 Chapter Outline I. Strict Liability A. Activities Giving Rise to Strict Liability 1. Abnormally Dangerous Activities 2. Keeping Animals 3. Products Liability B. Defenses to Strict Liability
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B Law 3305: Chapter 4 Breach of Duty of Care Reasonable Person Standard Jury looks to see if the reasonable person would have acted as defendant had done to determine standard of conduct and duty Children must exercise standard that a reasonable person of like age, intelligence, and experience would Physical disability—To avoid liability, must conform to standard that a reasonable person with same disability would Mentally deficient—No allowances here held to same standard as average intelligent man would
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B Law 3305: Chapter 5 Breach of Duty of Care Reasonable Person Standard Superior skill and knowledge—held to higher standard of skill over reasonable
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2010 for the course BL 3305 taught by Professor Nunley during the Fall '09 term at Baylor.

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Chapter_8 - Chapter 8 Negligence and Strict Liability...

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