Legal Responsibilities

By: Savannah Ehrlich, Joyce Brown and Karinna Macias

Torts

A tort is a wrongful act done by a health care worker leading to legal  action (possible lawsuit).

Defamation

Defamation happens when rumors cause someone to be laughed at or can hurt someones reputation

Types  of Things That Cause Defamation

Slander

Rumors that are said by others to ruin someone's reputation

Libel

If the false information (rumor) is written then its libel.

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