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Unformatted text preview: Assumption of Risk – the plaintiff knowingly entered into a risky situation Superseding Intervening Cause – responsible only for the direct damage caused not by any other subsequent torts that might not have happened had if the previous one had not occurred Contributory Negligence- plaintiff is not guilty if the defendant added to their danger 6) On what public policy grounds is strict liability imposed? Product Liablitity Wild Animals 7) What are abnormally dangerous activities? 1. The activity involves potential serious harm 2. The activity has a high risk that cannot be protected against 3. The activity is not commonly performed 8) Why is the theory of strict liability applied to abnormally dangerous activities? Because people knowingly engage in it....
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course BLAW 1000 taught by Professor Stuff during the Spring '12 term at LSU.
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