Unformatted text preview: In this case Esposito likely thought that Davis was being negligent of his surroundings and caused her to be put in harm’s way. Conclusion : Esposito has the right to sue. What do you think? Negligence defined in law is the failure to exercise that degree of care that, in the circumstances, the law requires for the protection of other persons or those interests of other persons that may be injuriously affected by the want of such care. Based on the definition, in my opinion, Davis was being negligent of his surroundings and in doing so turned and knocked Esposito to the ground causing her to fracture her hip. The reason my thoughts lean this way; based on the words above, “stood near the exit” shows that Davis was aware that he was in a higher traffic path....
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- Spring '10
- Law, Thought, Esposito, Yvonne Esposito