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Intervening Act Intervening Act of Third Person
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Breaks the causal connection between an original act of negligence and injury to another. Could not be reasonably anticipated or foreseen by the original wrongdoer.
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Intervening Act Last Negligent Act
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Responsibility for injury lies with the ____ that produces the injury. i.e. non-lethally shoot someone; paramedic gives him penicillin, which he’s allergic to, and kills him
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Voluntary Consent Assumption of Risk
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Assume risk when you engage in an activity. i.e. waiver for sport
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Voluntary and Implied Consent Implied Consent
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i.e. on back of tickets for sporting events and Halloween Horror Nights Assumptions of risk:
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Pure Contributory Negligence Contributory Negligence
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Failure by the plaintiff to exercise due care for his/her own safety. A damaged party cannot recover any damages if he is even one percent at fault.
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Last Clear Chance Doctrine 5
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recognize pure contributory negligence. Whoever had the last
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