Duty of Care

duty of care

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Charlotte
  • Created on: 03-05-12 13:01

Donoghue v Stevenson

- Case established 'neighbour principle' : you must take reasonable care to aviod acts or omissions that you can resonably foresee would be likely to injure your neighbour.

Your neighbour: persons who are so closely and directly affected by my act I ought reasonably to have them in my contemplation.

1 of 2

Topp v London Country Bus Ltd - damage to claiment from stolen bus was NOT foreseeable, as it has never happened before.

2 of 2


No comments have yet been made

Similar Law resources:

See all Law resources »See all Law of Tort resources »