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Running head: CASE COMPARISON ASSIGNMENT BUS LAW1Case Comparison Assignment BUS LawStudent’s NameInstitutional Affiliation
CASE COMPARISON ASSIGNMENT BUS LAW2Currie v. Chevron - United States Court of AppealsFactsIn caseCurrie v. Chevron, the plaintiff filed a suit against Chevron for carelessly causingdeath of her daughter. The daughter had paid a visit to the station with her friend when theincident occurred. The witness indicated that the daughter appeared to be dragged, however,upon notifying the cashier to alert police, cashier did not comply. The cashier sanctioned the twofriends to use the pump despite the fact that they had no car. Eventually, her friend sprayed thedaughter with gasoline before she lit her on fire. This resulted in her death out of pump whichwas authorized by the company’s official consequently Currie sued the company for negligence.The defendant argued that the event was not foreseeable.IssueWas the defendant for negligence for breaching duty of care to the plaintiff?RuleThe plaintiff is owed a duty to exercise due care especially when the action involved isanticipated to cause risk or hurt complainant. The plaintiff is reasonably expected to protectpeople from exposing themselves in risky situation which may possibly harm them. Every personis expected to act reasonably with prudence before reaching any decision.

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