Collocations - Negligence and Strict Liability

Manuel Lujan
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Todos, la concha de tu madre Derecho en inglés II (Torts) Quiz on Collocations - Negligence and Strict Liability, created by Manuel Lujan on 10/08/2017.

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Question 1

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The tort of negligence occurs when someone suffers injury because of another's failure to [blank_start]live[blank_end] [blank_start]up[blank_end] [blank_start]to[blank_end] a required duty of care.
Answer
  • live
  • up
  • to

Question 2

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In contrast [blank_start]to[blank_end] intentional torts, in torts involving negligence, the tortfeasor neither wishes to being about the consequences of the act nor believes that they will occur. The [blank_start]actor's[blank_end] conduct merely creates a risk of such consequences.
Answer
  • actor's
  • to

Question 3

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To succeed in a [blank_start]negligence[blank_end] action, the plaintiff must prove each of the following: -Duty. That the defendant [blank_start]owed[blank_end] a duty of care [blank_start]to[blank_end] the plaintiff. -Breach. That the defendant [blank_start]breached[blank_end] that duty. -Causation. That the defendant's breach caused the plaintiff's injury. -Damages. That the plaintiff suffered a legally [blank_start]recognizable[blank_end] injury.
Answer
  • negligence
  • owed
  • to
  • breached
  • recognizable

Question 4

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When someone fails to comply with the duty to [blank_start]exercise[blank_end] reasonable care, a potentially tortious act may have been committed.
Answer
  • exercise

Question 5

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Tort law measures duty by the [blank_start]reasonable person standard[blank_end].
Answer
  • reasonable person standard

Question 6

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Causation in fact usually can be determined [blank_start]by use of[blank_end] the "but for" test.
Answer
  • by use of

Question 7

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Under the common law doctrine of contributory negligence, no matter how insignificant the plaintiff's negligence was [blank_start]relative[blank_end] [blank_start]to[blank_end] the defendant's negligence, the plaintiff would be [blank_start]precluded[blank_end] [blank_start]from[blank_end] recovering damages.
Answer
  • relative
  • precluded
  • from
  • to
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