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Assault act or threat causing fear of immediate battery
Battery intentional harmful or offensive touching
Fraud false portrayal of facts by words or conduct
Invasion of Privacy violation of right to be left alone
Breach of confidentiality the failure to keep privileged medical info private
Malpractice a type of negligence committed by a professional
Negligence the failure to exercise due care (person of ordinary intelligence)
Res ipsa loquitur “the thing speaks for itself”. When the breach of duty is so obvious it needs no further explanation
Respondat superior “let the master respond”. Employer is responsible for employee actions
Standard of care normal level of skill and care a HCW would be expected to adhere to
Statute of limitations how long after injury a person is able to file a lawsuit
Vicarious liability liability on one person for acts committed by another
Created by: Jasperonius