The " Duty of Care
in Federal Agencies" survey also suggests that communication gaps may exist between agency decision makers and rank-and-file employees.
Under a correct account of the tort analogy, the duty of care
and the business judgment rule are not antipodes of a paradox, but are complementary principles governing duty and its scope.
The ambulance service will now have to accept they do have a duty of care
If this is the case, then it also seems that pharmaceutical companies, which provide medicines that are key to human health, could reasonably be thought to have a duty of care
to their consumers.
Privatised utilities cannot just wash their hands of it and say they have no duty of care
The plaintiff alleged that the defendant owed a duty of care
to her, which was 'to diagnose AT's HIV infection and/or give proper counselling and advice to AT as to the need for an HIV test'; that she 'is within the class of persons who were at risk of foreseeable injury if the defendant failed to properly counsel and advise AT to have an HIV test'.
The latter question, in turn, required the court to determine whether a veterinarian employed on the faculty of a state university was bound by a duty of care
arising independently of his state employment.
Now, an organisation will be guilty of corporate manslaughter if the way it manages its activities is shown to have caused a person's death and amounted to a gross breach of the duty of care
it owed to the deceased.
But yesterday, the Court of Appeal in London ruled that, when an unnamed tax officer decided to fill in Mr Martin's form without authority, he was assuming a duty of care
for which the Revenue and Customs were liable.
As far as the duty of care
was concerned, the history of the birth family made it reasonably foreseeable that disclosure of the adopters' address would risk exposing them to some damage.
a breach of that duty of care
by the defendant; and
They have a duty of care
to Saxon a duty of care
to ensure they do not compromise anyone's safety if he is re-homed.