0324311427_66560 - Chapter 6 NEGLIGENCE AND STRICT...

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Chapter 6 NEGLIGENCE AND STRICT LIABILITY Practice Test True/False Questions Circle true or false: 1. T F There are five elements in a negligence case, and a plaintiff wins who proves at least three of them. 3. T F Some states are comparative negligence states but the majority are contributory negligence states. 5. T F A defendant can be liable for negligence even if he never intended to cause harm. Multiple-Choice Questions 7. In which case is a plaintiff most likely to sue based on strict liability? (a) Defamation. (b) Injury caused on the job. (c) Injury caused by a tiger that escapes from a zoo. (d) Injury caused by defendant’s careless driving. (e) Injury caused partially by plaintiff and partially by defendant. 9. Dolly, an architect, lives in Pennsylvania, which is a comparative negligence state. While she is inspecting a construction site for a large building she designed, she is injured when a worker drops a hammer from two stories up. Dolly was not wearing a safety helmet at the time. Dolly sues the
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This note was uploaded on 06/05/2011 for the course ACCT 323 taught by Professor Eubanks during the Spring '11 term at Athens University of Econ and Bus.

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