Negligence   Parties   Doctrines   Misc.   100       100         100       100   200       200         200       200   300...
   Tort
   What is a wrongful act or an omission,    other than a crime or a breach of    contract, that invades a legally    pro...
   An obligation imposed by law for the    preservation of the legally protected    rights of others.
   What is a legal duty?                            Home
   Negligence
   What is the failure to exercise the degree    of care that a reasonable person in a    similar situation would exercis...
   What is the reasonable person test?
   A standard for the degree of care    exercised in a situation that is measured    by what a reasonably cautious person...
   Plaintiff
   Who is the person or entity who files a    lawsuit and is named as a party?                                         Home
   Tortfeasor
   Who is a person or organization that has    committed a tort?                                       Home
   The party in a lawsuit against whom a    complaint is filed.
   What is a defendant?                           Home
   Bailee
   What is the party temporarily possessing    the personal property in a bailment?                                      ...
   An act that is considered inherently    negligent because of a violation of a law    or ordinance.
   What is negligence per se?                                 Home
   The control of only one person or entity;    in tort law the control by the defendant    alone of an instrument that c...
   What is exclusive control?                                 Home
   A legal doctrine that provides that, in    some circumstances, negligence is    inferred simply by an accident occurri...
   What is res ipsa loquitur?                                 Home
   The failure to conform to the standard of    care required in the situation.
   What is breach of duty?                              Home
   Proximate cause
   What is a cause that, in a natural and    continuous sequence unbroken by any    new and independent cause, produces  ...
   Intervening act
   What is an act, independent of an    original act and not readily foreseeable,    that breaks the chain of causation a...
   Foreseeability rule
   What is a rule used to determine    proximate cause when a plaintiff’s harm    is the natural and probable    conseque...
   Concurrent causation doctrine
   What is a legal doctrine stating that if a    property loss can be attributed to two or    more independent concurrent...
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  1. 1. Negligence Parties Doctrines Misc. 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400
  2. 2.  Tort
  3. 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. 4.  An obligation imposed by law for the preservation of the legally protected rights of others.
  5. 5.  What is a legal duty? Home
  6. 6.  Negligence
  7. 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. 8.  What is the reasonable person test?
  9. 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. 10.  Plaintiff
  11. 11.  Who is the person or entity who files a lawsuit and is named as a party? Home
  12. 12.  Tortfeasor
  13. 13.  Who is a person or organization that has committed a tort? Home
  14. 14.  The party in a lawsuit against whom a complaint is filed.
  15. 15.  What is a defendant? Home
  16. 16.  Bailee
  17. 17.  What is the party temporarily possessing the personal property in a bailment? Home
  18. 18.  An act that is considered inherently negligent because of a violation of a law or ordinance.
  19. 19.  What is negligence per se? Home
  20. 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. 21.  What is exclusive control? Home
  22. 22.  A legal doctrine that provides that, in some circumstances, negligence is inferred simply by an accident occurring.
  23. 23.  What is res ipsa loquitur? Home
  24. 24.  The failure to conform to the standard of care required in the situation.
  25. 25.  What is breach of duty? Home
  26. 26.  Proximate cause
  27. 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. 28.  Intervening act
  29. 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. 30.  Foreseeability rule
  31. 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. 32.  Concurrent causation doctrine
  33. 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
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