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Legal Liability Student - Legal Liability and Insurance...

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Legal Liability and Insurance Chapter 3
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Sports Medicine Team Which members make up the Sports Medicine Team??? The health care providers ATC’s, physicians, therapists, etc.
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Lightening…. Whose responsibility is it???
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Legal Terminology Liability Responsibility for the harm one causes on another Standard of Reasonable Care Expectation that the athlete comes in with Negligence Failure to use reasonable care Torts (civil wrong) Legal wrongs committed against a person Omission – Failure to act Commission – Commit and act that Is not legally yours to perform, not within your scope of practice Misfeasance – Improperly so
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Duty of Care What is the general duty of care? Prevention, recognition, treatment and rehabilitation of sports related injuries Three items must be present for negligence: Duty of care Fall short of care, breached duty, Damages result linked to the duty of care
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Assumption of Risk That they are volunteering to participate in spite of those risks What does this mean Is it enough to keep someone from being sued?
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How long can I be sued?
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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2011 for the course PED 217 taught by Professor Bartz during the Spring '08 term at Grand Valley State University.

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