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Neglig Jury Charge - in question Answer"Yes"...

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"Negligence" means failure to use ordinary care, that is, failing to do that which a person of ordinary prudence would have done under the same or similar circumstances or doing that which a person of ordinary prudence would not have done under the same or similar circumstances. "Ordinary care" means that degree of care that would be used by a person of ordinary prudence under the same or similar circumstances. "Proximate cause" means that cause which, in a natural and continuous sequence, produces an event, and without which cause such event would not have occurred. In order to be a proximate cause, the act or omission complained of must be such that a person using ordinary care would have foreseen that the event, or some similar event, might reasonably result therefrom. There may be more than one proximate cause of an event. QUESTION __1____ Did the negligence, if any, of the persons named below proximately cause the
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Unformatted text preview: in question? Answer "Yes" or "No" for each of the following: a. Don Davis __________ b. Paul Payne __________ If, in answer to Question __ 1___ , you have found that the negligence of more than one of the persons named below proximately caused the occurrence , then answer the following question. Otherwise, do not answer the following question. QUESTION ______ What percentage of the negligence that caused the occurrence do you find to be attributable to each of those found by you, in your answer to Question __ 1__ , to have been negligent? The percentages you find must total 100 percent. The negligence attributable to a person named below is not necessarily measured by the number of acts or omissions found. The percentage attributable to a person need not be the same percentage attributed to that person in answering another question. a. Don Davis __________% b. Paul Payne __________% Total 100 %...
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