MGSB22H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Breast Implant, Wart, Ginger Beer
The judges might still deny a duty of care, however, on the basis of policy reasons. In contrast if a duty of care exists for a careless statement there is a possibility of liability in indeterminate amount for an indeterminate time to an indeterminate class . Negligent driver may crash through your fence or run you down but careless statements usually result in pure economic losses, financial losses that are not tired to any property damage or personal injuries. Ex i can"t avoid liability by simply proving that i did my best; may be held liable even though my carelessness was caused by the fact that i suffer from mental disability. At same time though, there"s no need to take precautions against unforeseeable risks; reasonable person does not guard against every conceivable danger: reasonable person influenced by both the likelihood of harm and the potential severity of harm.