Law Case… Liabilities
Mrs. Cooper bought a package tour from Happy Holidays Ltd. Including a hike
through the mountains. Upon arrival at the destination, the group was welcomed by a
tour guide from the company adventure Hike Ltd. During the tour the group members
had to jump off a stone of 30-40 cm height into the river. Unfortunately, one of the
group members jumped directly on a stone lying on the ground of the water and broke
What are claims of the plaintiff and what is the extent of liability in this case.
In order to answer these questions, please include the following aspects into your
• Define the term liability?
• Which type of liability is applicable?
• Explain the effect of tort law and imagine that this case happened in England.
How would tort law affect the case? If the case would have happened in
Germany, how would German Law affect the case?
• Show the relevant statue, EU regulation or Directive in order to support your