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Cheat Sheet for Torts

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Cheat Sheet for Torts
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Tort law Law Common law English tort law Philosophy of law Negligence Causation Tort Duty of care Proximate cause Contributory negligence Standard of care
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Tort law Law Common law English tort law Philosophy of law Negligence Causation Tort Duty of care Proximate cause Contributory negligence Standard of care
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e. what would the reasonable person have done (Wyong v Shirt) 1.1.1 Age: For children, use the standard of a “child of the same age and experience” (McHale v Watson) 1.1.2 Mental Illness: use the standard of a reasonable person (Carrier v Bonham) 1.1.3 Learners: use the standard of a reasonable driver (Imbree v McNeilly) 1.1.4 Professionals: use the standard of an “ordinary skilled person exercising and professing to have that special skill” (duty to warn if P attach material significance, death or injury possible) - Rogers v Whitaker (1992) 175 CLR 479 and s 5O (modified Bolam) and s 5P (5O does not apply if duty to warn, or if irrational – s 5O(2)) 1.1.5 Roads Authority: only needs to exercise reasonable care in re of “users exercising reasonable care for their own safety” (Roads and Traffic Authority of NSW v Dederer) ...
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