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Management and Organizational Studies
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Management and Organizational Studies 2275A/B
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Prof
Semester
Fall

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Business Law Chapter Notes 10/20/2013 9:52:00 AM - Law of Negligence  Reasonable Care: The care a reasonable person would exhibit in a similar situation  Negligent act can be brought by someone o Who has been affected negitively  Who has been injured by dangerous driving  Who has a loss based on poor advice from a professional  Plaintiff needs to show that the defendant intended to cause the damage  Steps to a Negligence Action o Does the defendant owe the plaintiff a duty of care?  Duty of Care: Responsibility owed to avoid carelessness that causes harm to others  Neighbour: Anyone who might reasonably affect the defendant’s conduct o Did the defendant breach the standard of care?  Reasonable Person: The standard used to judge whether a person’s conduct in a particular situation is negligent  Would a reasonable person do the same thing o Did the defendant’s careless act cause the actual injury?  Causation: Relationship that exists between the defendant’s conduct and the plaintiff’s loss or injury o Was the injury suffered by the plaintiff too remote?  Must be a limit on the defendant’s responsibility for the consequences of his negligence  Remoteness of Damage: The absence of sufficiently close relationship between the defendant’s action a
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