BUS-670-Wk-5-Assignment

Apr 28th, 2015
Studypool Tutor
Ashford University
Course: General Education
Price: $10 USD

Tutor description

A tort is a wrongdoing separate from a breach of contract. In this essay, I will detail the specifics of a negligent tort in relation to its establishment and defense in court. We will look at proximate cause in respect to duty of reasonable care, followed by an explanation of proximity cause and causation link, and how these elements contribute to the resolution of a negligent tort case.

Word Count: 607
Showing Page: 1/4
Elements of a Negligent TortRene Gonzalez Jr.Ashford UniversityLegal Environment BUS 670Anthony PateteApril 9, 2012 IntroductionA tort is a wrongdoing separate from a breach of contract. In this essay, I will detail the specifics of a negligent tort in relation to its establishment and defense in court. We will look at proximate cause in respect to duty of reasonable care, followed by an explanation of proximity cause and causation link, and how these elements contribute to the resolution of a negligent tort case. Negligent TortIn a tort, case treaties are categorized by wrongfulness, culpability, or fault, and then separated as four types: intent, recklessness, negligence, and strict liability. A negligent tort occurs from lack of reasonable care that results in harm to another. Reasonableness stems from what is thought of as the norm for society; the actions of a "reasonable person," or the "reasonable care" of a person[ CITATION Mal10 \l 1033 ]. Negligence law, or duty of reasonable care, is based on how a normal person should behave. Thus, a normal person's actions would prevent unreasonable risk of harm to another (negligence). According to M

Review from student

Studypool Student
" The best tutor out there!!!! "
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1822 tutors are online

Brown University





1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology




2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University




982 Tutors

Columbia University





1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University





2113 Tutors

Emory University





2279 Tutors

Harvard University





599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology



2319 Tutors

New York University





1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University





1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University





2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University





932 Tutors

Princeton University





1211 Tutors

Stanford University





983 Tutors

University of California





1282 Tutors

Oxford University





123 Tutors

Yale University





2325 Tutors