Psychiatric Harm

This post looks at the liability for psychiatric harm in the tort of negligence. The first video explores primary victims and second video looks at secondary victims. The final video looks at the policy reasons for restricting secondary victims. Before the videos, an overview photo is depicted.

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Video 1 – Primary Victims:

Video 2 – Secondary Victims:

Video 3 – Policy justifications for secondary victim restrictions:

Breach of Duty

This post looks at the objective standard of care test as prescribed for establishing breach and then goes on to consider special situations and the doctrine of res ipsa loquitur.

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