What are Tort Laws?
The Elements of Negligence
Duty to Protect
Failing to Exercise a Reasonable Standard of Care
Lawsuits Involving Special Education Students with Behavioral Problems
Special Educators' Responsibilities
Defenses Against Liability
Table 1 Scenarios
Table 2 Behavior Incident Report
I wish to thank Erik Drasgow and Jim Shriner for their helpful comments on early drafts of this article.
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