Essays on Tort Law

Johnson V. Misericordia Community Hospital
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In 1980, patient (plaintiff) James Johnson filed suit against Misericordia Community Hospital alleging medical malpractice. The suit specifically alleged corporate negligence in the appointment of Dr. Lester V. Salinksy (independent member) to the medical staff at Misericordia Community Hospital. During the surgery, Dr. Salinsky severed the femoral artery, resulting in partial paralysis for Johnson (casebriefs. com). Ultimately, Johnson suffered a permanent paralytic condition to his right thigh muscles with resultant atrophy and weakness as well as a loss of function…...
Common LawCommunityHealthHealth CareHospitalJustice
Commercial Law Notes
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Issues e. g. whether there was a breach of duty * Principles e. g. Breach if burden of harm was not great * Authorities e. g. Woods v Multi sport holdings ltd * Applications e. g. The burden of using helmets was significant * Conclusion e. g. there is no breach Law of Contract Terms of the contract * Express terms * Terms stated and agreed to by parties * In simple cases, terms stated in offer * Eg, $…...
Business LawCommon LawContract LawJusticeRulesTort Law
Economic loss in contract law
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In regard to the extract taken from Markensinis and Deakin's Tort Law (5th Edition), from the writer's comments we see that there is dispute on whether cases of 'pure economic loss' in regard to compensation and damages, should be exclusive to the area of contract law instead of appearing in both the areas of contract law and tort law. We therefore must explore the similarities and differences between recovering damages and/or compensation in regard to 'pure economic loss' in both…...
Common LawContractJusticeTort Law
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Part 1 of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 introduced
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Introduction:In this essay, I shall get down with an scrutiny of the jurisprudence prior to 1stMarch 1988, when Part 1 of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 came into force in the Law of England and Wales, placing the grounds for the origin of the Act and the subsequent intents of this reform-legislation.I shall so discourse the content of the Act with peculiar focal point on its range ; i.e. who can action, who can be sued, and what sorts of…...
Common LawConsumer ProtectionContractJusticeLawManufacturing
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