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There are 3 elements of negligence. The claimant must prove these three things:

1. Duty
2. Breach
3. Damage

1. The Duty of care


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The claimant must mitigate their loss. For example hiring an ordinary car rather
than a Mercedes, Not having private treatment if NHS treatment is available.

There are 2 types of damages

Special Damages ­ Specific ­ can calculate

Special damages cover expenses up until the start of the trail.…

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Scenario 1

Asif and Dave are playing cricket in a field outside the factory where they work. The company Dazzle
Glass are putting on an outside event for local primary children in an area adjacent to the field where
Asif and Dave are playing cricket. The event features some glass…

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remote and legal causation will be satisfied. In this scenario the injuries to Sarah and Daniel from smashing
of art was reasonably foreseeable.

The thin skull rule is that you take your victims as you find them as the victims were primary school children,
it would have been likely that…

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Finally Bestbuys could have easily taken precautions which have incurred no cost by cleaning up the oil, or to
put signs up warning people. A reasonable and prudent expert would have done this and therefore Bestbuys
have fallen below the standards of the reasonable expert.

To prove that Bestbuys caused…


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