Chapter7 Negligence and Strict Liability NEW

Chapter7 Negligence and Strict Liability NEW - C hp 7 -...

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Chp 7 - Negligence and Strict Liability 1. Kelly is injured when she slips and falls on Lee’s sidewalk. To determine whether Lee owed a duty of care to Kelly, Lee is subject to the standard of a. a realistic person. b. a reasonable person. c. a recognizable person. d. a reliable person. 2. Dependable Appliances, a retail store, must use reasonable care on its premises to warn its patrons of a. all risks. b. hidden risks. c. obvious risks. d. no risks. 3. To protect its customers and other business invitees, Supreme Retail Corporation must warn them of a. all dangers. b. concealed dangers.
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c. open dangers. d. no dangers. 4. Ann shops in a Big Mart store. Enticed by a Big Mart display, Ann takes an item to examine it and, when she is done, places it on the floor. Carl, a consumer enticed by the same display, does not see the item on the floor, trips over it, falls, and suffers an injury. According to the reasoning in Case 7.1, Martin v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., with respect to the danger, Big Mart had a. actual notice. b. constructive notice. c. mishandled notice. d. no notice. 5. Lana hires Mike, an architect, to design a warehouse. Lana is dissatisfied with the look of the new building and sues Mike, alleging negligence. Mike can successfully defend against the suit by proving that a. he is not familiar with every principle of art. b. his design is as attractive as an ordinary person’s. c. Lana could not have designed a more attractive building. d. Lana was not injured in any way.
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6. Dirk is driving a sport utility vehicle in which Elin is a passenger when they are involved in a traffic accident, and Elin is injured. Liability may be imposed on Dirk for Elin’s injury if Dirk’s driving is a. neither the causation in fact nor the proximate cause of the injury. b. only the causation in fact of the injury.
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