AmySullo-Business Law-Unit2-Assignment

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Assignment 2 By Amy Sullo Kaplan University June 17th 2012
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In this scenario where Esposito is filing a suit in a federal district court against Jason Davis and others, alleging negligence. The factors that indicate whether Davis owed Esposito a duty of care are: the basic principle of duty of care, the reasonable person standard, and the duty of landowners. "The idea is that if we are to live in society with other people, some actions can be tolerated and some cannot; some actions are right and some are wrong; and some actions are reasonable and some are not." " The basic principle underlying the duty of care is that people are free to act as they please as long as their actions do not violate and disturb the interest of others." In this scenario Davis was not responsible by turning around fast when he was well aware that there were people being let out of the art and craft show, and should have known there would be a big crowd. The reasonable person standard which is the society's judgment on how people should
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Unformatted text preview: act. Davis also breached the reasonable person standard because any normal person with common sense would have turned around slowly or exited another way, rather than shooting around towards the guest that were exiting and knocking them over. The duty of Landowners which expects landowners to reasonably care and protect people that are coming into their property from any harm or impairments. The owner of the building/employer did not follow expectations of taking care and protecting the people that are on their property. The owner should have had better planned out exit way or clear path for all guests to walk through and maybe even designated door holders. Esposito was not doing anything that would have caused herself any harm and was blatantly pushed over by the employee that was care less. References Miller, R. &. (2008). Fundamentals of business law part I. Boston MA: Cengage....
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