Business and Personal Law

Chapter 3: Tort Law

Self Check Answers

    Section 3.1
  1. Yes. An assault, for example, is both because it hurts an individual and also poses a threat to society.
  2. actions that hurt, embarrass, or scare people; assault
  3. possession of rights by innocent party, violation of those rights, resulting injury
    Section 3.2
  1. the obligation to use a reasonable standard of care to prevent injury to others
  2. broken duty to another person
  3. ultrahazardous activities, such as using explosives and keeping wild animals, in which the risk is so great that no amount of care will eliminate it
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