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REMEDIES IN TORT FACTORS TO BEAR IN MIND WHEN DECIDING ON A REMEDY
? cost / benefit - if loss minimal, will cost outweigh benefit?
? can D pay damages if awarded?
? does C need immediate remedy: interim injunction / interim payment LIABILITY Elements of tort Causation
? factual causation o general rule: but for test
? legal causation o NAI, the more foreseeable, the less likely to break the chain o sometimes considered part of remoteness - D only liable up to point chain breaks Remoteness
? non-intentional torts o the Wagon Moundforeseeability (slight likelihood) of the particular kind of damageif kind of damage foreseeable, full extent recoverable
o scope of duty - SAAMCO defenceeven if damage is foreseeable, NOT recoverable if outside scope of DOC owed to Csometimes seen as part of principle of DOC
? intentional torts o directness: tortfeasor liable for all consequences of tort, even though NOT reasonably foreseeable
o applies to:deceit ref: misreptrespassharassment
Egg shell rules
? egg shell skull o D takes V as finds them
? egg shell bank balance
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