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Caparo v Dickman, [1990] 2 AC 605 (HL) (Link)

Ratio:

Recognition of a duty of care now turns on 3-part test:
** 1. The plaintiff’s loss was a reasonably foreseeable consequences of the defendant’s conduct;
** 2. There was a sufficiently proximate relationship between the parties;
** 3. It is “fair, just, and reasonable” for the court to impose a duty of care in light of the applicable policy considerations.


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