Explain the meaning ofres Pisasequiturand provide an example.

Chapter 19

 

Please remember that you must do your own work. Any plagiarism will result in a grade of zero for all students involved. Please use your own words even if you are using the textbook for answers. Always provide a citation when a reference is used.

 

  1. What is the meaning of strict liability? Cite an example.

 

  1. Provide an example of the following legal defenses that can be used by defendants who are accused of negligence:
  2. Contributory negligence:
  3. Comparative negligence:
  4. Last clear chance rule:
  5. Assumption of risk doctrine:

 

  1. Explain the meaning of imputed negligence and provide an example.

 

  1. Explain the meaning of res Pisa sequitur and provide an example.

 

  1. Briefly describe the standard of care to protect others from harm for each of the following liability situations:
  2. Property owners:
  3. An attractive nuisance:
  4. Owners and operators of automobiles:
  5. Governmental units and charitable institutions:
  6. Employers and employees:
  7. Parents and children:
  8. Owners of animals:

 

  1. Tommy asks his girlfriend Megan to go to a supermarket and purchase some steaks for dinner. While driving Tom’s car to the supermarket, Megan failed to stop at a red light and seriously injured a pedestrian. Does Tom have any legal liability for the injury? Explain your answer.