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Unformatted text preview: 11-1Copyright 2007 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited.CANADIAN BUSINESS CANADIAN BUSINESS AND THE LAWAND THE LAWThird EditionThird EditionbybyDorothy Duplessis Steven Enman Shannon OByrne Sally GunzPresentation prepared by Presentation prepared by Allan Elliott, Southern Alberta Institute of TechnologyAllan Elliott, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology11-2Copyright 2007 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited.CHAPTER ELEVENCHAPTER ELEVENTHE TORT OF NEGLIGENCETHE TORT OF NEGLIGENCEOBJECTIVES:The conduct that the law of negligence addressesThe principles of the law of negligenceThe defences in a negligence actionThe common kinds of negligence actions that businesses faceThe difference between negligence and strict liability11-3Copyright 2007 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited.WHAT IS NEGLIGENCE?WHAT IS NEGLIGENCE?NEGLIGENCEa careless act that causes harm to anotherCARELESSNESSa failure to show reasonable careREASONABLE CAREthe care a reasonable person would exhibit in a similar situation11-4Copyright 2007 by Nelson, a division of Thomson Canada Limited....
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This note was uploaded on 12/19/2010 for the course AFM 231 taught by Professor Briggs during the Winter '09 term at Waterloo.

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