Essentials of Torts

Criminal Justice

Quiz 9 :

Strict Liability

Quiz 9 :

Strict Liability

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Liability for harm caused by wild animals requires a showing of negligence or the intent to harm.
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Strict liability in tort covers liability for harm caused by products.
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MATCHING -being the foreseeable consequence of the original risk
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Neighbors are injured when Ted explodes a stick of dynamite in his back yard in a residential neighborhood.
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Contributory negligence is a defense to the tort of strict liability for abnormally dangerous activities or conditions.
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MATCHING -the failure of the plaintiff to take reasonable precautions for his or her own safety
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Assumption of the risk is a defense to the tort of strict liability for abnormally dangerous activities or conditions.
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List three main categories of torts.
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The owner of a wild animal must have actual knowledge of its dangerous propensity to be liable for the harm caused by that propensity.
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MATCHING -actual cause and legal cause
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MATCHING -animal in the state of nature
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MATCHING -but for or substantial factor
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Give three names for responsibility regardless of fault.
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MATCHING -knowing and voluntary acceptance of a danger
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MATCHING -animal habituated to live among humans
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Ralph's cat is very friendly except when a stranger touches its tail.One day a stranger tries to pet the cat but is badly scratched when the petting includes the cat's tail.
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Every dog is entitled to one free bite.
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MATCHING -responsibility for harm whether caused innocently, intentionally, or negligently
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What is a major distinction between strict liability torts and intentional torts?
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MATCHING -a tendency to cause damage or harm
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