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Is The Consumer Protection Act Departure Of Caveat Emptor: An Overview

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India's diverse development and industrialization resulted in easy access to a wide range of goods and services, but it also increased unfair and immoral trading practices that exposed consumer...

Understanding The Difference Between Act Of God And Force Majeure

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Objective To compare and contrast an Act of God and the principle of Force Majeure. To comprehend its subjective nature and broad variety of clauses To be cleared of the charges, the contr...

General Defence In Law Of Torts (Volenti Non Fit Injuria)

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When we are talking about law of torts, if any person commit any kind of wrongful act which causes injury to another person so in that case he is held liable and has to pay damages which is d...

Medical Negligence

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Concept Of Medical NegligenceMedical malpractice occurs when a health care professional or provider neglects to provide appropriate treatment, omits to take an appropriate action, or gives subs...

Actio Personalis Moritur Persona

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From over many centuries, numerous law experts and specialists have developed many legal phrases, doctrines, expressions and maxims to help to boost the growth of the precision of study and und...

Negligence: Not a mere Condition but a Tort in Itself UK’s Perspective

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As per Salmond's pigeon-hole theory, only well-established wrongs should be included in the sphere of torts and it should be limited to what is known as a pigeon hole. He has further establishe...

Medical Malpractice In Tort Law

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In the latest judgement on scientific negligence, the Supreme Court awarded reimbursement amounting to Rs. 110 million to a victim, that turned into to be paid through the medical doctors and a...

Lala Lajpat Rai v/s The Englishman Ltd

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Issue: Just over a month after his release from prison, Lala Lajpat Rai, the plaintiff, was once again arrested and taken into custody by the authorities on May 9, 1907, acting on the orders o...

IRAC analysis Haynes v/s Harwood

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Facts of the case: On 24th August, 1932, a man named Bird, who was the defendant's servant, was driving a two-horse carriage, in the course of his employment. For the purpose of his masters bi...

Bolam Test: An Inadequate Parameter For Assessing Medical Negligence

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A professional in any field is deemed to possess essential knowledge and skill needed for the purpose and owes a duty of care in the conduct of his duties towards their client. Medical negligen...