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LIBEL
FALSE STATEMENTS PLACED IN WRITING ABOUT ANOTHER PERSON
MALPRACTICE
PROFFESIONAL NEGLIGENCE
CONSENT
TO GIVE PERMISSION,APPROVE,OR ALLOW
ASSAULT
THREAT OF BODILY HARM TO ANOTHER
EMANCIPATED MINOR
PERSON UNDER AGE OF 18 WHO LIVES FREELY OF PARENTAL CARE AND IS FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THEMSELVES
LICENSURE
AUTHORIZATIN TO PRACTICE ONE'S PROFFESION USUALLY ISSUED AFTER SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF AN EXAM
CIVIL LAW
COURT ACTIONS BETWEEN PRIVATE PARTIES, CORPORATIONS, OR GOVERNMENT BODIES NOT INVOLVING A CRIME
NEGLIGENCE
INJURY OR HARM TO A PT CAUSED BY A PHYSICIAN PERFORMING/OR FAILING TO PERFORM AN ACT THAT A RESPONSIBLE PHYSICIAN WOULD OR WOULD NOT DO
STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS
MAX TIME PERIOD SET BY STATE OR FEDERAL GOVERNEMENTS DURING WHICH CERTAIN LEGAL ACTIONS CAN BE MADE
DEPOSITION
WRITTEN STATEMENT OF ORAL TESTIMONY THAT'S MADE BEFORE A PUBLIC OFFICER OF THE COURT TO BE USED IN A LAWSUIT.
MINOR
PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF 18
ABANDONMENT
TO LEAVE OR DESERT A PERSON
PRECEDENT
LAW ESTABLISHED FROM A PREVIOUS CASE
STATUTES
LAWS & REGULATIONS
SUBPOENA
COURT ORDER FOR A PERSON TO APPEAR IN COURT
DEFAMATION
DAMAGED CAUSED TO A PERSONS REPUTATION THRU SPOKEN OR WRITTEN WORD
COMPETENT
QUALIFIED TO MAKE DECISIONS ABOUT ONE'S AFFAIRS
CENSURE
TO FIND FAULT WITH; CRITISIZE; OR CONDEMN
BATTERY
ACTUAL BODILY HARM TO ANOTHER PERSON W/O PERMISSION
SLANDER
FALSE,MALICIOUS SPOKEN WORDS ABOUT ANOTHER PERSON
ETHICS
GUIDES & PRINCIPLES FOR MORAL BEHAVIOR
TERMINATION
END; AS IN END OF A CONTRACT
CRIMINAL LAW
COURT ACTIONS BROUGHT BY THE STATE AGAINST PERSON(S) ACCUSED OF COMMITTING A CRIME
CONTRACT
AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN 2 OR MORE PERSONS WHICH CREATES AN OBLIGATION TO PERFORM OR NOT PERFORM A SERVICE/ACTION.
MENTALLY INCOMPETENT
PERSON WHO IS LEGALLY INSANE; UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS/ALCOHOL; OR AN OLDER ADULT SUFFERING FROM AN INCAPACITATING ILLNESS