1. In Bolton v Stone, the cricket club weren't in breach of duty because...?
- There is a social benefit to playing cricket and the likelihood of the ball leaving the grounds and hitting someone was very low.
- The cricket ball caused a serious injury to the person it hit but they didn't sue as they were a massive fan of the game.
- There is a social benefit to playing cricket, and the ball hit a fellow cricket player who understood that playing the sport could lead to injury.
- The likelihood of the cricket ball leaving the ground was high but the social benefit of the sport outweighs this.
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2. If the defendant has BREACHED their duty of care, they have...?
- caused harm that was unforeseeable
- done something wrong and shown no remorse for their actions
- done something wrong or failed to do something
- caused a personal injury to the claimant
3. The first duty of care was established in...?
- Pepper v Hart
- Donaghue v Stevenson
- Caparo v Dickman
- Caparo v Hart
4. There are 3 tests for looking at whether there was a breach that caused resulting damage... what are they?
- eggshell skull rule, chain of causation and the caparo test
- remoteness of damage, caparo test and the neighbour principle
- but-for test, eggshell skull rule and remoteness of damage
- but-for test, eggshell skull rule and chain of causation
5. 'The defendant must take the claimant as he finds him' ... which rule / test does this definition best apply to?
- the JAC test
- but for test
- eggshell skull rule
- neighbour principle