Torts week 13 - have to sue the other to recover....

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Torts week 13 Negligence: Proximate Cause Where the nature and circumstances of the Plaintiff’s Harm Foreseeable? Proximate cause – 1) That without the negligent action, the injury would not have occurred, commonly known as the “but for” rule, 2) That the injury was a natural and probable result of the negligence, 3) That there was no efficient intervening cause. Join and several liability doctrine = you can sue 1 defendant for the full amount, and they would
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Unformatted text preview: have to sue the other to recover. Intervening criminal acts When the intervening, intentional act of another is itself the foreseeable harm that shapes the duty imposed, then defendant who fails to guard against such conduct will not be relieved of liability when the act occurs....
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2011 for the course TORTS 131 taught by Professor Keller during the Fall '11 term at Western State Colorado University .

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