Explore the meaning of reasonable care in negligence law, specifically the level of care that would be exercised by a reasonably prudent person under the circumstances.
Reasonable Care Under the Circumstances
You've heard us talk about "reasonable care under the circumstances," and you’re probably wondering what it means. The last video was all about the issue of just when a duty of reasonable care under the circumstances arises. This video now delves into just what the duty of reasonable care under the circumstances requires once we've determined that there is a duty.
I. The Reasonable Person
In every negligence case, when it comes time to assess whether...