Liability in negligence for injury to people and damage to property

The following topic forms part of AS Unit 2: The Law of Tort

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

 

  • Breach of duty: the reasonable man; the objective standard of care
  • Causation of damage: ‘but for’ test; legal causation; foreseeability; effect of an intervening act; remoteness of damage
  • Psychiatric injury: primary and secondary victims 
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Units and Topics

The following units are part of the WJEC GCE AS and A level in Law from 2017 course

AS Unit 1 The Nature of Law and the Welsh and English Legal Systems

AS Unit 2 The Law of Tort

A Level Units: Unit 3 The Practice of Substantive Law

View the A Level Units: Unit 3 The Practice of Substantive Law unit in more detail.