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Chapter 3

Tort

Any harm, other than a breach of contract, done to another for which the law holds the wrongdoer responsible
Sports specific - an athlete may sometimes say that their injury is the result of someone's (coach, ATC) actions.

Standard of Care

Assumes that a person will act in a manner that is reasonable and ordinary.

Liability

legal responsibility for the harm one causes another person.

duty, breach of duty, proximate or legal cause, damage

4 prongs of negligence

Duty

duty to exercise reasonable care, or protect others from unreasonable risks

Breach of duty

failure to conform to the standard
required

Proximate or legal cause (causation)

there must be some connection between conduct and the injury that results

Damage

loss resulting from the action

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