Liability in Negligence Sec B

The following topics form part of Section B of The Concept of Liability at AS.

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

Duty of care: neighbour principle; Caparo three-part test.

Breach of duty: concept of the reasonable man; risk factors, including characteristics of the defendant and claimant, magnitude of risk, practicality of precautions, social utility of the risk.

Damage: factual causation and legal causation (remoteness of damage).


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Units and Topics

The following units are part of the AQA 1161 A/S Level/AQA 2161 A Level GCE Law course

Unit 1 LAW01 Law Making and the Legal System

Unit 2 LAW02 The Concept of Liability

Unit 3 LAW03 Criminal Law (Offences against the Person) or Contract Law

Unit 4 LAW04 Criminal Law (Offences against Property) or Tort, and Concepts of Law