tort_ppt_miscell

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LAW OF TORT   February 15, 2011 1. Vicarious Liability of car owners 2. Other secondary liabilities:  – principal/agent  – independent contractor 3. Multiple Tortfeasors 4. Limitation of Action
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2 Learning Outcomes 1. Explain the conditions for a car owner’s vicarious liability for driver’s negligence 2. Explain the conditions for a principal’s liability for an agent, and an employer’s liability for a contractor 3. Identify the liabilities in 1 and 2 (above) in a previously unseen fact situation and provide an opinion as to the likelihood of success of the argument. 4. Explain shared liability in the case of multiple tortfeasors 5. Explain the mechanics of the Limitations Ordinance as they apply to tort actions
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3 CAR OWNER/DRIVER Tort law functions advanced? - compensation - deterrence - loss distribution
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4 Conditions for vicarious liability of  car owner  car driven under control of owner or as agent for owner, ie “under the delegation 
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2011 for the course LAW LLAW1005 taught by Professor Rick during the Spring '11 term at HKU.

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