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Re: Torts Quiz
« Reply #120 on: December 30, 2004, 10:59:01 PM »
apprehension means you know it's coming.
fear means you are afraid.
Mike Tyson can sue someone for assault if he sees it coming. Doesn't matter if he is afraid of it or not.

yup.


Can I introduce expert testimony in a res ipsa loquitor case?
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« Reply #121 on: December 31, 2004, 11:44:40 AM »
yup.
when is a seller liable for injury that occurs as a result of his alcohol sale?
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« Reply #122 on: December 31, 2004, 12:08:49 PM »
when is expert testimony allowed in res ipsa loquitor?
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« Reply #123 on: December 31, 2004, 10:53:52 PM »
you didn't answer my question..... ::)
Expert testimony is allowed when it is necessary. How's that for a Gruber type answer....
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« Reply #124 on: January 01, 2005, 02:56:44 PM »
you didn't answer my question..... ::)
Expert testimony is allowed when it is necessary. How's that for a Gruber type answer....

When the facts are beyond the common understanding, parties can enter expert testimony to show that the thing speaks for itself within the community of corresponding experts.
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« Reply #125 on: January 01, 2005, 09:39:23 PM »
when is a seller liable for injury that occurs as a result of his alcohol sale?
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« Reply #126 on: January 02, 2005, 10:02:57 AM »
What is the statute of repose for products liability?
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« Reply #127 on: January 02, 2005, 10:03:51 AM »
What is the diff between compensatory and punitive damages. What are the types of compensatory damages and when are punitive damages awarded?
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« Reply #128 on: January 02, 2005, 02:35:58 PM »
What is the diff between compensatory and punitive damages. What are the types of compensatory damages and when are punitive damages awarded?

compensatory damages are to make P whole and there are two kinds and one is special.

punitive damages are to punish D and deter others.
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« Reply #129 on: January 03, 2005, 12:19:24 PM »
Guys, check the announcements page on the school web site.  Looks like you have to wait until the 13th.
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