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Parental Liability for a Minor’s Torts

A parent may be liable for a minor ‘ s torts. The parent may be found liable if the parent was negligent in their actions. The parent may be liable for an injury inflicted by the minor, if the injury was the natural and probable consequence of the parent ‘ s negligent act. The injury should be reasonably foreseeable due to the parent ‘ s negligence.