Joshua signaled to a van driver of K Bread Ltd to stop and asked him to take him to the Hyatt Towers Hotel. The hotel was some five miles away from the route which the driver would usually take in the course of his duties, but he nevertheless agreed to give Joshu a lift to the hotel. When the driver had deviated a quarter mile from his authorized route, he carelessly collided with another vehicle and Joshua was injured.
task 1.Describe how any liability in tort arises in relation to Joshua and what he may be liable for. A clear discussion of the elements of negligence is required along with application of the stated principles to the scenario given. Explain the nature of liability in negligence.
task 2. If you were a lawyer for K Bread Ltd, what advice would you give them?
The Merit criteria will be achieved by:
• Identifying and applying strategies to find appropriate solutions. (Identify and apply strategies to find appropriate solutions )
• Using relevant legal language and cases to support your answer. Reference can be made to Ann v Merton Borough Council 1977 and Caparo Industries Plc v Dickman and others 1990. (Select/design and apply appropriate methods/techniques)
• Presenting and communicating appropriate findings. (Present and communicate appropriate findings