How to Ace FYLSE/2008 F Q1

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Outline[edit]

Strict Liability[edit]

Ultrahazardous Activity[edit]

  1. Inherently dangerous.
  2. Uncommon to the geographic area.
  3. Cannot be made safe.
  4. Social utility vs. risk.

Negligence[edit]

Duty[edit]

Foreseeable plaintiff[edit]
Standard of Care[edit]
  • Anticipated Trespasser
  • Attractive nuisance
Foreseeable to have children trespassers
Unlikely to appreciate the danger
The cost to make safe outweighs the risk of harm

Breach[edit]

Causation[edit]

Actual Cause[edit]
Proximate cause[edit]
  • foreseeability
  • Intervening
  • superseding

Damage[edit]

Defenses[edit]

Assumption of Risk[edit]

Contributory Negligence=[edit]