Essays Tagged: "Cause of action"

History of the Doctrine of Consideration

d I reign that , it was only the sealed writing which could be received as originally bound , not because the sealed writing evidenced an agreement , but because it was conclusive proof that the defen ... ine with a general theory of contract , by the fiction that the seal imports consideration , so all causes of action upon which the action of debt could be brought were by various fiction , supposed t ...

(9 pages) 65 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Proximity cause in Insurance.

Definition of Proximate Cause:A proximate cause is the first event in a chain of events that gives rise to a claim. There ar ... chain of events that gives rise to a claim. There are two elements required to determine proximate cause:1) the activity must produce a foreseeable risk2) the injury must be caused directly by the de ... gligenceExample:If a car is driving along and swerves to prevent itself hitting a dog and that then causes damage to a lamp post and five other cars, then the car that swerved is the proximate cause.I ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

General Tort Law

able interests of others.The leading remedy for accidental injury in this country is the negligence cause of action. Existence of a duty and proximate causation, both of which turn largely on the noti ...

(1 pages) 108 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Tortuous Liability

ss can have a highly publicised incidents affecting reputation and prohibition notices served could cause closure until problems are remedied (Health & Safety Executive -Adams, 2006).Tort and Cont ... commencing an action is within 6 or 12 years. For tort there are better limitation periods, as the cause of action does not start to accrue until the problem becomes known about, up to 15 Years.One o ...

(22 pages) 87 2 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Defamation of a Prime Minister

meone/something that implies something bad or rude. The sole intention of an innuendo is to insult, cause embarrassment, or to accuse someone, in a way that is not blatantly obvious. It may not appear ... tend to lower the plaintiff in estimation of right-thinking members of society in and in particular cause him to be regarded with feelings of hatred, contempt, ridicule, fear and disesteem’ [Lect ...

(10 pages) 1761 0 3.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

A report outlining the legal implications of undertaking the of acquisition a country house and converting it into a hotel

ss can have a highly publicized incidents affecting reputation and prohibition notices served could cause closure until problems are remedied. In contract the parties involved in the contract set them ... commencing an action is within 6 or 12 years. For tort there are better limitation periods, as the cause of action does not start to accrue until the problem becomes known about, up to 15 Years. One ...

(6 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Biz law project

k not to insist upon his original contractual rights?This element essentially forms to foundation because the clearer the promise, the more likely that MUS acted in reliance on it and render it inequi ... be discharged." Two months later, I win 4D and Toto. Janel wants her $1000 back. She can't do so, because this loan has already been extinguished. My 4D and Toto winnings are no longer relevant to the ...

(5 pages) 1 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers