Miscellaneous / Sec 1A Torts Cases

Random Miscellaneous Quiz

Can you name the Case name?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Forced Order
Also try: Magna Cum Laude
Suing your parents is OK
established: lawful act + ordinary care = no liability
safety statute = negligence per se; rule of the road doesn't
No liability when result would be crushing liability
B < PL
complex product: use risk/utility
mental distress: dillon standard
econ harm: surrounding businesses can't recover lost profits
firefighter rule doesn't apply beyond premises liability
Med experts can testify --> educate jury about med mal res ipsa
Common carriers required to exercise reasonable care NOT extraordinary care
No lights on buggy: negligence per se
bring something onto land -->mischief-->you're responsible
failure to follow industry standard doesn't establish negligence
cannot recover for loss of enjoyment of life w/o cog. awareness
res ipsa to smoke out which doc was negligent
Independent contractor: Apparent Auhority --> vicarious liability
spare tire flew off truck = res ipsa
Jury decides reasonable precautions for crossing train tracks
'shocks the conscious' --> overrule compensatory damages
knowingly encountering a risk created by D --> secondary assumption of risk
danger is obvious and necessary--> assumption of risk
fungible product: liability by market share
Docs: no comparative negligence for Ps
release form for ski resort unenforceable
mental distress: lack of physical manifestation OK; standard: ordinary sensitive person
Asbestos: physical contact =/= physical impact
Falling barrel = res ipsa
bible study group: licensee not invitee
govt employee: ministerial/discretionary distinction
Duty to protect patrons on commercial prop? Balancing test
Dillon standard doesn't apply to mother + kidnapped baby in hospital
conscious disregard for others --> punitive damages
FDA requires waning--> exception to learned intermediary doctrine
financial harm: no knowledge of particular use, therefore no duty
duty to fetus which will result in a child
when statute: private action must be consistent w/ legislative scheme
Eggshell P rule
shift burden for causation to Ds in special cases
Therapist has duty to protect threatened victim
no licensee/invitee distinction: both reasonable care
GM design defect, but P was responsible too
mental suffering: doesn't require physical impact, but does require physical manifestation
econ harm: if foreseeable, can recover
defective design for autos: compare to other similar models
motorcycle w/ no leg guards --> design defect
punitive: single-digit multiplier
rape behind untrimmed hedges: not foreseeable
Jury should decide if airline is negligent for falling luggage
Negligent entrustment = not ok
Med Mal: national standard > similar localities test
SL for products
No special relationship --> no aff duty
products: rejects privity; duty of care to end users
Applies Birkner test for scope of employment --> vicarious liability
extreme event: only reasonable for damages that were foreseeable
legal, but inherently dangerous activity: liable
negligent sterilization: limited-recovery rule; but if birth defects, special expenses
qualified immunity for govt
Adequate precautions against foreseeable risks = no liability
state of the art: ex ante approach
expert med testimony --> causation
Chem spill: use negligence, not SL
police: no duty re: specific threats
road surface, lack of signs: discretionary act -->liablity
no proof of elapsed time --> no constructive notice
Non-commercial social host has no duty towards 3rd parties injured by drunk minors
Standard of care: get out of car, look/listen for trains
warnings: enough to say 'serious injury' don't need to be specific
causation: must show reasonable certainty for cause
careless + some foreseeable harm = responsible for all resulting harm
foreseeability: probable consequences standard
drinking buddies --> special relationship; start helping --> special relationship
no relationship if far away --> no duty
false information --> liable for resulting harm
constructive notice of danger --> negligence
Baller scientist gets disfigured: high non-pecuniary damages upheld

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments


Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.