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21) Breach of duty in a negligence case refers to

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21) Breach of duty in a negligence case refers to ________.

A) An obligation to measure compensable losses suffered by the plaintiff.

B) Actual harm, or cause in fact, which resulted from a failure to live up to a standard of care.

C) A failure to live up to the standard of care a reasonable person owes to others.

D) The standard of care a reasonable person owes to another.

E) Legal cause, or the extent to which the defendant is held responsible for actions that fall short of the standard of care.

22) Damages in a negligence case refers to ________.

A) A compensable loss suffered by the plaintiff.

B) The standard of care a reasonable person owes to another.

C) Actual harm or cause in fact which resulted from a failure to live up to a standard of care.

D) Legal cause or the extent to which the defendant is held responsible for actions which fall short of the standard of care.

E) A failure to live up to the standard of care a reasonable person owes to others.

23) Which of the following standards measures the way members of society expect an individual to act in a given situation.

A) Reasonable person

B) Above-average person

C) Reasonable accountability

D) Perfect accountability

E) Without error

24) Which of the following is not a consideration when courts attempt to determine whether a reasonable person would have owed a duty of care to others?

A) The intent of the defendant to cause the harm experienced by the plaintiff.

B) How socially beneficial the defendant's conduct was which posed the risk of harm

C) The severity of the harm

D) The likelihood of harm

E) The costs which would have been necessary to reduce the risk of harm.

25) Which of the following is not an example of a situation where a duty of care exists.

A) When you hire an employee and know the employee is in a dangerous situation.

B) When you hit someone with your car and injure the person.

C) When you are a landowner and invite someone onto your property.

D) When you are a business owner and customers enter company property.

E) When you walk by a stranger who is drowning in a lake in your neighborhood.

 

 

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