Introduction To Business Law Test Quiz- II

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 58

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  • 1. 
    These two torts are generally committed when an individual fails to maintain a duty of care to another individual:
  • 2. 
    What must a plantiff prove to win a negligence case?
  • 3. 
    What standard is used to determine the defendant's duty of care in a Negligence case?
  • 4. 
    When a client brings a negligence case against a professional. What's that called? And why is the case brought against the professional?
  • 5. 
    Proving that the D violated a duty that has been previously established:
  • 6. 
    The plaintiff must prove these two elements of causation to be able to recover damages:
  • 7. 
    The determination that the defendant's breach of duty resulted directly in the plaintiff's injury:
  • 8. 
    Actual cause:
    • A. 

      Legal cause, if the D had fulfilled his duty, would the P have been injured?

    • B. 

      Cause in fact if the D had fulfilled his duty, would the P have been injured?

    • C. 

      Cause in fact were the damages forseeable?

    • D. 

      Legal cause were the damages forseeable?

  • 9. 
    Proximate cause is usually determined by...
  • 10. 
    Damages intended to reimburse a plaintiff for his or her losses
    • A. 

      Compensatory damages

    • B. 

      Punitive/exemplary damages

  • 11. 
    Damages imposed to punish the offender and deter others from committing similar offenses:
    • A. 

      Compensatory damages

    • B. 

      Punitive/exemplary damages

  • 12. 
    The P uses this to allow the judge or jury to infer that more likely than not, the defendant's negligence was the cause of the plaintiff's harm, even though there is no direct evidence of the defendant's lack of due care:
  • 13. 
    Once the three elements of Res Ipsa Loquitor are proved, what happens to the burden of proof?
  • 14. 
    Negligence in or of itself:
  • 15. 
    True of False: A  defendant who complies with legislative statutes, can still be held liable if a reasonable person would have exercised a more stringent duty of care toward the plaintiff.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Does a plantiff need to perform the reasonable person test in a NPS situation?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 17. 
    Proximate Cause:
  • 18. 
    What are the three elements necessary to prove res ipsa loquitor?
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