Torts. Chapter 4. Negligence. An unintentional tort Involves inattention or carelessness A failure to use due care The Restatement defines negligence as “conduct which falls below the standard established by law for the protection of others against unreasonable risk of harm.” .
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Proximate Cause - A defendant is liable for all harmful results that are normal, foreseeable incidents caused as a result of his acts. Test is based on foreseeability. EX. Defendant speeding on busy street, pedestrian steps in front. Defendant. has no time to stop and swerves, hits parked truck that propels into pedestrian. Liable.Causation