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Unformatted text preview: the defendant breached the duty of care Causation: a sufficient causal connection between the negligent conduct and the resulting harm Damages: the actual loss or harm OTHER KEY TERMS Tort: a civil wrong not arising from a breach of contract. A breach of legal duty that proximately causes harm or injury to another Tortfeasor: one who commits a tort Proximate Cause: an event sufficiently related to a legally recognizable injury to be held the cause of that injury...
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2012 for the course BLAW 210 taught by Professor Mumford during the Spring '08 term at Washington State University .
- Spring '08