1. In Bolton v Stone, the cricket club weren't in breach of duty because...?
- 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.
- There is a social benefit to playing cricket and the likelihood of the ball leaving the grounds and hitting someone was very low.
- 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. In Roe v Minister of Health, was the doctor in breach of his duty of care?
- Yes... because he is a doctor and has an obligated duty to care for his patients by providing them with sterile medication, which he failed to do.
- No... because he had no way of knowing about the invisible cracks in the anaesthetic bottles, so harm from the contaminated medicine was not foreseeable.
- No... because he had warned the patients that the medicine might be contaminated and they agreed to take it at their own risk.
- Yes... because he was the one who caused the bottles to crack due to handling them in a rough manner when putting them onto the shelves.
3. If the defendant has BREACHED their duty of care, they have...?
- caused a personal injury to the claimant
- caused harm that was unforeseeable
- done something wrong or failed to do something
- done something wrong and shown no remorse for their actions
4. The first duty of care was established in...?
- Donaghue v Stevenson
- Caparo v Hart
- Caparo v Dickman
- Pepper v Hart
5. 'The defendant must take the claimant as he finds him' ... which rule / test does this definition best apply to?
- eggshell skull rule
- but for test
- neighbour principle
- the JAC test