Liability in negligence for physical injury to people and damage to property.

This topic forms part of the tort law unit and counts towards the A level award.

  • Duty of care: the 'neighbour' principle; the Caparo three-part test.
  • Breach of duty: the objective standard of care.
  • Damage: factual causation and legal causation (remoteness of damage).

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Neighbour Principle

Units and Topics

The following units are part of the AQA A Level Law 7162 from 2017 course

A Level Law: The nature of law and the English legal system.

A Level Law: Criminal law

A Level Law: Tort

A Level Law Option B: Human rights

View the A Level Law Option B: Human rights unit in more detail.

A Level Law Option A: Contract law