HLT 520 Week 2 Assignment, Respondeat Superior Case


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HLT 520 Week 2 Assignment, Respondeat Superior Case

In this particular case, the surgeon did not do everything that he should have done in order make sure that everything went well. The patient is protected by tort law. The objectives of tort law include accountability. Holding someone accountable for their actions is culpability which means to find fault for wrongdoing, preservation of peace between individuals by providing a substitute for retaliation, compensation, and deterrence which means to discourage the wrongdoer from committing future acts that are wrongful (Pozgar, 2012). In this case, the nurse was negligence when observing vital signs because the nurse did not take the time to properly read the vital signs…………….Continued

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