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The company breached its duty of care by failing to

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of students around the working area throughout the day. The company breached its duty of care by failing to recognize the pedestrians that were going to be around the perimeter of the working space. The factual cause had been that Prof. Horton unfortunately had a severely broken leg caused by the accident. This harm was not only inflicted on the professor, but it had the potential to hurt other bystanders as well. DIG was liable for the damages that it has imposed upon several parties: Prof. Horton and the university. The first problem had been that DIG ignored the requirement that stated that a construction company must call at least ten days in advance before it would engage in any excavation. The company had breached the duty of care, since there was a
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2 foreseeable chance that DIG’s engagements would result in harm. Since the company had taken very rapid action on undergoing the construction without consent, there had been no markings with the layout on Eddie’s Parade indicating any gas or electric lines in which the company should avoid. Another issue that DIG had ignored was its duty to act. Knowing that it was liable to not impose any harm on the job, the company should have been aware of its surroundings. When the backhoe hit a hard object, the operator should have checked to
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