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A corporation has a responsbility to ensure the patient's safety and well being while at the hospital. If a corporation has a duty to fulfill and it falls to do so, it can be found guilty of corporate negligence. Discuss and explain the legal doctrine of respondent superior.

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Here the role of the respondeat superior principle in healthcare is described. Roughly 5 paragraphs with 3 APA style references.

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Will you please describe a case you are aware of or have witnessed, in which the doctrine of respondent superior was applied in a long-term care setting, or at least a health care setting?

Can you please explain how the doctrine come into play? Who paid? Who was sued? On what basis was the suit brought?

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