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Basic Legal Vocab
Mr. G’s Legal Terms
|1. Two parts: clear explanation and permission from competent and voluntary patient.
|2. Voluntary agreement between two or more people with three parts.
|3. Person who claims harm, and brings charges against the alleged offender.
|4. Protects all citizens from people who pose a threat to society. May impose punishments.
|5. Occurs when someone's reputation is intentionally damaged by another making false statements.
|Defamation of character
|6. Occurs when someone unintentionally harms a person by acting in an improper way.
|7. Cannot enter into a legal contract because of age, unconscious or incompetent.
|8.An agreement that is understood without being stated in words or writing.
|9.Occurs when someone intentionally interferes with a person’s right to be left alone.
|Invasion of Privacy
|10.Focuses on disputes between people. If guilty money is paid to the plaintiff
|11.The alleged offender.
|12.An agreement that is specifically and clearly stated. Agreement may be made either in words or writing.
|13.Occurs when a health care worker unintentionally harms patients as a result of not following their profession’s scope of practice.
|14.Occurs when someone intentionally touches another person without the person’s permission.
|15.Occurs when someone speaks false words about another.
|16.Occurs when someone publishes false text or images of another.
|17.Occurs when a person intentionally threatens or attempts to harm a person.
|18. Occurs when someone intentionally violates a person’s freedom.
|19.A case in which a person is harmed because of another person’s actions or failure to act. A civil wrong.
|20. What health care workers should and should not do according to their profession.
|Scope of practice
|21. I am rules of conduct enacted and enforced by governments