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Tort Law

Tort Law (8th edn)

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley
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date: 15 July 2024

p. 583. Duty of care: basic principleslocked

p. 583. Duty of care: basic principleslocked

  • Kirsty Horsey
  •  and Erika Rackley


This chapter begins by tracing the development of the duty of care starting with the case of Donoghue v Stevenson [1932]. It goes on to consider the various general tests developed and used by the courts in order to establish when a duty of care is owed.

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