Liability in negligence for physical injury to people and damage to property

This topic forms part of the tort unit and counts towards the AS award.

  • Duty of care: the 'neighbour' principle; the Caparo three-part test.
  • Breach of duty: the objective standard of care.
  • Damage: factual causation and legal causation (remoteness of damage).

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Caparo Three Part Test


The 'But For' Test


Chain Of Causation