6. An attorney’s conduct is judged by the reasonable person standard.
7. Which of the following questions does a court NOT ask to determine whether the requirement of
causation is met?
8. You accidentally bump into someone on the sidewalk and that person falls but is unharmed.
Nonetheless, that person usually can successfully sue you for damages.
9. Assumption of risk does NOT require:
a. knowledge of the risk.
b. seeking out the riskiest activities.
c. voluntary assumption of the risk.
10. An intervening event that acts as a superseding (overriding) cause may relieve the defendant of
liability for injuries caused by the intervening event.
A theory in tort law under
which the liability for
injuries resulting from
negligent acts is shared by
all parties who were
negligent (including the
injured party), on the basis
of each person’s