Self Check Chapter 7 Quiz (WK2)

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Self Check Chapter 7 Quiz (WK2) 1 An individual who did not intend to do harm may still be held strictly liable. A) True B) False 2 Contributory negligence is the plaintiff's failure to exercise reasonable care for her own  safety. A) True B) False 3 A defendant can be both contributorily and comparatively negligent. A) True B) False 4 If a defendant causes foreseeable harm to another, he is always liable for negligence. A) True B) False 5 It is easier to prove negligence than intentional torts since there is no need, when  asserting a claim for negligence, of demonstrating intent. A) True B) False 6 Which of the following is not an issue regarding causation? A) Was there actual causation between breach and injury? B) Did the defendant intend to cause harm? C) Was the breach a proximate cause of the injury? D) What was the effect of any intervening force arising after the breach and  helping to cause the injury?
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7 Jack purchased a "Super" electric lawnmower. He finished mowing his lawn and  decided to trim the hedges. Since he didn't have a hedge trimmer, he decided to use his  lawnmower to trim them. The blade of the lawnmower cut and injured Jack while he  trimmed the hedges. A) Jack can recover for his injuries against Super under a products liability theory,  because the lawnmower was inherently dangerous for its use; it is foreseeable  that consumers will sometimes use lawnmowers as hedge trimmers. B) Jack can recover for his injuries against Super under the doctrine of battery,  since he was harmfully touched. C) Jack cannot recover for his injuries under the doctrine of strict liability since the  lawnmower was not defective for its intended use: as a lawnmower and not as  a hedge trimmer. D)
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2010 for the course MG 260DLB taught by Professor Brentgilje during the Fall '09 term at Park.

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