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Law Tort law English tort law Negligence Duty of care Causation Bolam v Friern Hospital Management Committee Standard of care Remoteness in English law Tort Bolton v Stone Contributory negligence Cherry Allan Driver
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Law Tort law English tort law Negligence Duty of care Causation Bolam v Friern Hospital Management Committee Standard of care Remoteness in English law Tort Bolton v Stone Contributory negligence Cherry Allan Driver
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nces & Vicarious liability Contributory negligence Volenti non fit injuria Illegality Vicarious liability Intentional torts Negligent statements causing economic loss Defamation 2 5 10 13 18 24 31 35 37 38 41 47 53 1 Duty of Care `Negligence in the air will not do; negligence, in order to give a cause of action, must be the neglect of some duty owed to the person who makes the claim': Greer LJ, in Haynes v Harwood [1935] 1 KB 146 (CA) `The law takes no cognisance of carelessness in the abstract': Macmillan LJ, in Donoghue v Stevenson [1932] AC 562 (HL) Duty of care - the two questions: - Issue of law: is this the kind of situation in which a duty of care can exist - Driver on an empty road owes a duty in law - Issue of fact: does a duty of care exist on the facts in this case - Driver on an empty road does not owe a duty in fact Historical approaches to duty of care: ...
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