Restatement Approach to the Standard of Reasonable Care | Shailin Thomas | August 14, 2011

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Restatement Approach to the Standard of Reasonable Care

Original Creator: Jonathan Zittrain Current Version: Shailin Thomas
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Restatement (Third) of Torts



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ยง 3. Negligence



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A person acts negligently if the person does not exercise reasonable care under all the circumstances. Primary factors to consider in ascertaining whether the person's conduct lacks reasonable care are the foreseeable likelihood that the person's conduct will result in harm, the foreseeable severity of any harm that may ensue, and the burden of precautions to eliminate or reduce the risk of harm.

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