Jeopardy torts

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  • 1. Negligence Parties Doctrines Misc. 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400
  • 2.  Tort
  • 3.  What is a wrongful act or an omission, other than a crime or a breach of contract, that invades a legally protected right. Home
  • 4.  An obligation imposed by law for the preservation of the legally protected rights of others.
  • 5.  What is a legal duty? Home
  • 6.  Negligence
  • 7.  What is the failure to exercise the degree of care that a reasonable person in a similar situation would exercise to avoid harming others? Home
  • 8.  What is the reasonable person test?
  • 9.  A standard for the degree of care exercised in a situation that is measured by what a reasonably cautious person would or would not do under similar circumstances. Home
  • 10.  Plaintiff
  • 11.  Who is the person or entity who files a lawsuit and is named as a party? Home
  • 12.  Tortfeasor
  • 13.  Who is a person or organization that has committed a tort? Home
  • 14.  The party in a lawsuit against whom a complaint is filed.
  • 15.  What is a defendant? Home
  • 16.  Bailee
  • 17.  What is the party temporarily possessing the personal property in a bailment? Home
  • 18.  An act that is considered inherently negligent because of a violation of a law or ordinance.
  • 19.  What is negligence per se? Home
  • 20.  The control of only one person or entity; in tort law the control by the defendant alone of an instrument that caused harm.
  • 21.  What is exclusive control? Home
  • 22.  A legal doctrine that provides that, in some circumstances, negligence is inferred simply by an accident occurring.
  • 23.  What is res ipsa loquitur? Home
  • 24.  The failure to conform to the standard of care required in the situation.
  • 25.  What is breach of duty? Home
  • 26.  Proximate cause
  • 27.  What is a cause that, in a natural and continuous sequence unbroken by any new and independent cause, produces an event and without which the event would not have happened? Home
  • 28.  Intervening act
  • 29.  What is an act, independent of an original act and not readily foreseeable, that breaks the chain of causation and sets a new chain of events in motion that cause harm? Home
  • 30.  Foreseeability rule
  • 31.  What is a rule used to determine proximate cause when a plaintiff’s harm is the natural and probable consequence of the defendant’s wrongful act and when an ordinarily reasonable person would have foreseen the harm? Home
  • 32.  Concurrent causation doctrine
  • 33.  What is a legal doctrine stating that if a property loss can be attributed to two or more independent concurrent causes— one or more excluded by the policy and one covered—then the policy covers the loss? Home