Law Of Tort

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What Is a Tort
Tort is a civil wrong (something the law recognizes as being worthy of compensation but not serious enough to be a criminal offence)
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what is Vicarious Liability
vicarious liability is the liability of one party for the wrongful acts of another but the original tortfeasor still remains liable. Hilton V Thompson Burton 1961
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what is negligence
the failure to act as a reasonable person would have acted in such circumstances Blyth V Birmingham Warter works
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what is a secondary victim
someone who is not directly involved in the accident but suffers as a result of what they see or hear
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what is a primary victim
someone who is directly involved in the accident or who is within the zone of physical danger
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vicarious liability is the liability of one party for the wrongful acts of another but the original tortfeasor still remains liable. Hilton V Thompson Burton 1961

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what is Vicarious Liability

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the failure to act as a reasonable person would have acted in such circumstances Blyth V Birmingham Warter works

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someone who is not directly involved in the accident but suffers as a result of what they see or hear

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someone who is directly involved in the accident or who is within the zone of physical danger

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