Essentials of Torts

Criminal Justice

Quiz 10 :

Negligence: a Summary

Quiz 10 :

Negligence: a Summary

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MATCHING -duty, breach of duty, proximate cause, damages
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Actual damages are not always necessary to prove a negligence case.
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The three main categories of torts are strict liability torts, negligence, and insurance.
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Ted crashes into Jim's parked car.Ted was driving 70 mph while talking on his cell phone in a 15 mph zone.
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The interest protected by the tort of negligence is the right to protect your person or property from harm caused by intentionally wrongful conduct.
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In our legal system, if you cause harm to another, you will be found liable for that harm.
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MATCHING -culpability
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The four elements of negligence are duty, breach of duty, proximate cause, and damages.
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Culpability is required for negligence liability.This occurs when the defendant has fallen below a minimum standard of conduct.
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MATCHING -compensation for covered losses
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The word negligence can refer to the entire tort (negligence) or to one of the elements (breach of duty) of this tort.
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The shorthand definition of negligence is injury or other loss caused by unreasonable conduct.
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An unavoidable accident is an occurrence that leads to an injury or other loss that was not intended, was not foreseeable, and could not have been prevented by reasonable care.
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Gross negligence is the failure to use even a small amount of care to avoid foreseeable harm.
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