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    IDENTIFY AND DEFINE THE ELEMENTS OF THE TORT OF
    NEGLIGENCE AND LIST SIX OF THE MAJOR DEFENSES TO THE TORT OF NEGLIGENCE.
    ****IN YOUR OWN WORDS, DEFINE AND GIVE AN EXAMPLE OF VICARIOUS LIABILITY****ALTHOUGH VICARIOUS LIABILITY

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    Hello! :)
    The elements of negligence can be summed up as follows: Duty, Breach, Causation, Damages.
    1) Duty to Protect
    The first element that must be shown is the defendant's duty to protect the plaintiff. Not everyone owes a duty to an injured party: for example, strangers on the street are not obligated to rescue each other from danger. But sometimes a duty does exist. For example, teachers have a duty to anticipate foreseeable dangers and take necessary precautions to protect students in their care. Specifically, teacher duties include: adequate supervision, maintenance of equipment and facilities, and heightened supervision of high-risk activities.

    2) Failing to Exercise a Reasonable Standard of Care
    The second element that must be proven in cases of negligence occurs when the defendant fails to exercise a reasonable standard of care in their duty to the injured party. If a teacher fails to exercise reasonable care to protect students from injury, then the teacher is negligent. Courts, in negligence cases, will gauge a defendant's conduct on how a "reasonable" person in a similar situation would have acted.
    For this element, several factors are considered by the court:
    Factors to consider that may or may not modify the circumstances include:

    a) Physical characteristics
    A person who has great physical strength will be judged according to an ordinary ...

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