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.
legal responsibility for the harm one causes another person.
duty, breach of duty, proximate or legal cause, damage
4 prongs of negligence
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