Miscellaneous Quiz / Sec 1A Torts Cases

Random Miscellaneous Quiz

Can you name the Case name?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Forced Order
Challenge
Share
Tweet
Embed
Score 0/77 Timer 15:00
HoldingCase
negligent sterilization: limited-recovery rule; but if birth defects, special expenses
careless + some foreseeable harm = responsible for all resulting harm
false information --> liable for resulting harm
complex product: use risk/utility
Jury should decide if airline is negligent for falling luggage
Chem spill: use negligence, not SL
GM design defect, but P was responsible too
econ harm: if foreseeable, can recover
Med experts can testify --> educate jury about med mal res ipsa
Jury decides reasonable precautions for crossing train tracks
duty to fetus which will result in a child
govt employee: ministerial/discretionary distinction
No special relationship --> no aff duty
Adequate precautions against foreseeable risks = no liability
foreseeability: probable consequences standard
no proof of elapsed time --> no constructive notice
firefighter rule doesn't apply beyond premises liability
Docs: no comparative negligence for Ps
punitive: single-digit multiplier
established: lawful act + ordinary care = no liability
motorcycle w/ no leg guards --> design defect
Med Mal: national standard > similar localities test
mental distress: lack of physical manifestation OK; standard: ordinary sensitive person
mental distress: dillon standard
Asbestos: physical contact =/= physical impact
Standard of care: get out of car, look/listen for trains
HoldingCase
expert med testimony --> causation
conscious disregard for others --> punitive damages
Duty to protect patrons on commercial prop? Balancing test
bible study group: licensee not invitee
Common carriers required to exercise reasonable care NOT extraordinary care
police: no duty re: specific threats
extreme event: only reasonable for damages that were foreseeable
danger is obvious and necessary--> assumption of risk
drinking buddies --> special relationship; start helping --> special relationship
Suing your parents is OK
bring something onto land -->mischief-->you're responsible
mental suffering: doesn't require physical impact, but does require physical manifestation
Dillon standard doesn't apply to mother + kidnapped baby in hospital
road surface, lack of signs: discretionary act -->liablity
shift burden for causation to Ds in special cases
FDA requires waning--> exception to learned intermediary doctrine
econ harm: surrounding businesses can't recover lost profits
state of the art: ex ante approach
no licensee/invitee distinction: both reasonable care
no relationship if far away --> no duty
qualified immunity for govt
when statute: private action must be consistent w/ legislative scheme
fungible product: liability by market share
release form for ski resort unenforceable
legal, but inherently dangerous activity: liable
B < PL
HoldingCase
Therapist has duty to protect threatened victim
Baller scientist gets disfigured: high non-pecuniary damages upheld
No liability when result would be crushing liability
rape behind untrimmed hedges: not foreseeable
defective design for autos: compare to other similar models
Eggshell P rule
Falling barrel = res ipsa
No lights on buggy: negligence per se
failure to follow industry standard doesn't establish negligence
cannot recover for loss of enjoyment of life w/o cog. awareness
SL for products
knowingly encountering a risk created by D --> secondary assumption of risk
constructive notice of danger --> negligence
financial harm: no knowledge of particular use, therefore no duty
spare tire flew off truck = res ipsa
Non-commercial social host has no duty towards 3rd parties injured by drunk minors
Negligent entrustment = not ok
warnings: enough to say 'serious injury' don't need to be specific
products: rejects privity; duty of care to end users
res ipsa to smoke out which doc was negligent
Applies Birkner test for scope of employment --> vicarious liability
'shocks the conscious' --> overrule compensatory damages
causation: must show reasonable certainty for cause
safety statute = negligence per se; rule of the road doesn't
Independent contractor: Apparent Auhority --> vicarious liability

You're not logged in!

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

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras


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.