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Pastor, Church & Law

written by Richard R. Hammar, J.D., LL.M., CPA

Instructional Aids

Volume 4 . Chapter 10

Key Terms

agency

arbitration

apparent agency

ascending liability

assumption of risk

charitable immunity

common interest privilege

comparative negligence

contributory negligence

course of employment

"discovery" rule

fiduciary duty

intervening cause

invitee

joint and several liability

licensee

Megan's laws

negligence

negligent retention

negligent selection

negligent supervision

punitive damages

qualified privilege

ratification

references, institutional

references, personal

respondeat superior

scope of employment

statute of limitations

trespasser

vicarious liability

Learning Objectives

  • Define the term negligence.
  • Define the term respondeat superior, and explain its relevance to churches.

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