CHAPTER 08

CHAPTER 08 - CHAPTER SUMMARY NEGLIGENCE Breach of Duty of...

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CHAPTER SUMMARY NEGLIGENCE Breach of Duty of Care Definition of Negligence conduct that falls below the standard established by law for the protection of others against unreasonable risk of harm Reasonable Person Standard degree of care that a reasonable person would exercise under all the circumstances Children must conform to conduct of a reasonable person of the same age, intelligence, and experience under all the circumstances Physical Disability a disabled person’s conduct must conform to that of a reasonable person under the same disability Mental Disability a mentally disabled person is held to the reasonable person standard Superior Skill or Knowledge if a person has skills or knowledge beyond those possessed by most others, these skills or knowledge are circumstances to be taken into account in determining whether the person has acted with reasonable care Mann CH 08- 1
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Emergencies the reasonable person standard applies, but an unexpected emergency is considered part of the
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2010 for the course BUS 5503 taught by Professor Sorrell during the Fall '10 term at Troy.

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