Personal Injury Law


What is a “reasonable person”?

A reasonable person refers to a fictional person who conforms his or her conduct to the applicable standards of care in society. In other words, a reasonable person is a person who does not act negligently and serves as a guide in determining whether defendants in tort cases adhered to a reasonableness standard.


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