In general you must follow the particular rules case

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In general, you must follow the particular rules Case o Directed verdict Woman did not have substantial evidence o When we’re talking about tort, we recognize negligence
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But negligence must be proven – must show that the other side was more negligent than the average person would be Plaintiff also has burden If there was something special about the situation, you need to act as well to prevent the possibility of injury Both sides have responsibilities in tort You are expected to act as a normal person o Directed verdict moved for by defendant Defendant says that you didn’t prove preponderance of evidence There is no tort o Directed evidence Any side can motion for it Personal property Three requirements o Acquisition o Intent o Possession Once you have first two, possession does not necessarily mean it must be in your hands Object becomes imbued with your possessory right, until you do something (like throw it out) You can do what you want with it, and you can dispose of it as you see fit, as long as it’s legal Lending something o Someone else has your property, did not intend on stealing it, you did not intend to give it away o You can sue for the loss of the item, if the item was misused, destroyed, etc. There are shades in the law, and you need to look at the facts to determine what to do Responsibility o Some goods are inherently dangerous Cars o Owning a car, for example, means that you have responsibility to: Use it properly Maintain it properly (in operable condition) Not lend it to someone if you know that that someone will misuse it o
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