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Unformatted text preview: Assumption of risk: a plaintiff enters into a risky situation knowing the risk involved Superseding cause: an unforeseeable intervening event may break the causal connection between a wrongful act and an injury to another Contributory and Comparative negligence: all individuals are expected to exercise a reasonable degree of care in looking out for themselves. 6) On what public policy grounds is strict liability imposed? Abnormally dangerous activities; persons who keep wild animals; product liability 7) What are abnormally dangerous activities? Those that involve a high risk of serious harm to persons or property that cannot be completely against by the exercise of reasonable care. 8) Why is the theory of strict liability applied to abnormally dangerous activities? To deter individuals from participating in these types of activities....
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2010 for the course BLAW 3201 taught by Professor Fry during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
- Spring '08
- Business Law