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tort law

Please see the attached case.

Does she have a case?


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Most likely she does not have a case. A duty of care is usually attributed to physical states so a shopkeeper has a duty of care to a customer to keep the premises safe. A landlord has a duty of care to keep the premises safe for his guests and even a duty of care (although lower) to those who are not invited onto the property. A psychologist and a doctor has a duty of care to make sure that his patient is safe and that nothing is done on the doctor's or psychologist's behalf to make the patient's condition worse. However, when it comes to addiction, people ...