Know the extent of liability in negligence with respect to occupier’s liability, pure economic loss and psychiatric damage.

The following topic forms part of the Unit Aspects of Civil Liability for Business.

The aim of this unit is to introduce learners to the law of tort as it applies to businesses. Learners will do this through application of the law to business situations.

Know the extent of liability in negligence with respect to occupier’s liability, pure economic loss and psychiatric damage:

Occupier’s liability: liability to visitors; Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957; liability to trespassers; Occupiers’ Liability Act 1984; children; independent contractors.

Economic loss: statements (Hedley Byrne v Heller).

Psychiatric loss: general principles; proximity of relationship.

 

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Units and Topics

The following units are part of the Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business course

Aspects of Contract and Business Law

Aspects of Civil Liability for Business

Aspects of the Legal System and Law-making Process

Aspects of Criminal Law Relating to Business

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