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Negligence is a common tort affecting businesses.  

What are some examples of negligence in a business?

What are the elements of negligence that must be proved?

What are the common defenses to a claim of negligence?

Jan 11th, 2016

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Negligence is a serious action whereby one is accountable for a claim by the defendant.Examples of negligence are like civil negligence whereby one is accountable for an injury caused.

Elements of negligence are one, the duty to protect. its the responsibility of the plaintiff to protect the defendant.

Two, failing to exercise the required standards eg. failing to give prescriptions in medication.

Three, The proximate cause of the injury.

Four is the actual cause of the injury. is it physical or mental.


The common defenses to this type of claim are: comparative negligence, eg whereby the person claiming forgot to follow the procedures given.

Two, contrubutory neglegence whereby the person injured failed to follow instructions given.

Last is the assumption negligence whereby one just assumes.

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