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Legal Word of the Day: “Novel Duty of Care”

“Novel Duty of Care” — Traditional and established situations of where a duty of care exists for purposes of negligence are not exhaustive. A test for establishing a “novel duty of care” was originally set out by the House of Lords in Anns v. Merton London Borough Council, [1978] A.C. 728 (the Anns Test). The […]

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