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Quiz 19 :

The Liability Risk

Quiz 19 :

The Liability Risk

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Under certain conditions,the wrongful acts of one person can be attributed to another person.This practice is called
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All of the following requirements must be met to satisfy the doctrine of res ipsa loquitur EXCEPT
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Which of the following are legal obligations of a property owner with respect to an invitee? I.The property owner must warn an invitee of any unsafe conditions. II.The property owner must inspect the premises and eliminate any dangerous conditions revealed by the inspection.
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Which of the following statements about the legal obligations of a property owner is (are)true? I.A property owner must inspect the premises for the benefit of an invitee and correct any unsafe conditions. II.A property owner has the right to set a trap designed to injure a trespasser.
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Which of the following statements about the immunity of governmental entities is (are)true? I.Governmental entities are more likely to be immune from liability when performing proprietary functions than when performing governmental functions. II.Many courts have eliminated the immunity of government entities.
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Under common law,which of the following persons is most likely to be classified as an invitee?
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Nancy was injured when she drove her car through a stop sign and was struck by Philip's car.Philip saw Nancy and could have stopped.However,he failed to do so since he had the right-of-way.Nancy can recover damages from Philip under which of the following legal doctrines?
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Damages awarded for losses that can be determined or measured are
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A situation in which a person is held legally liable even though fault or negligence cannot be proven is an example of
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Which of the following statements about the elements of negligence is (are)true? I.The negligence of the tortfeasor may arise from a failure to act. II.The damage that results must be in the form of property damage.
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Which of the following statements about monetary damages awarded by a court is (are)true? I.The purpose of general damages is to provide benefits for medical expenses or loss of earnings. II.The purpose of punitive damages is to punish the tortfeasor so that others are deterred from committing the same wrongful act.
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Which of the following may give rise to imputed negligence?
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Which of the following is an intentional tort?
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All of the following are elements of negligence EXCEPT
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A common situation involving strict liability includes which of the following?
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Which of the following statements about torts is (are)true? I.The person who is injured or harmed by a tort is called a plaintiff or claimant. II.The punishment for committing a tort is damages in the form of money.
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Failure to exercise the degree of care required by law to protect others from harm is called
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Heather sued Robert for injuries suffered in an automobile accident.Based on the facts presented,the jury concluded that Heather was 40 percent at fault in the accident and Robert was 60 percent at fault.Under the common law doctrine of contributory negligence,the jury should award Heather
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What is the intent of the family purpose doctrine?
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Which of the following statements about comparative negligence laws is (are)true? I.Under the pure rule,any negligence by the plaintiff automatically bars recovery for damages. II.Under the 50 percent rule,parties who are equally at fault are each allowed to recover damages.
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