Liability Issues



The goal of this lesson is to introduce you to liability as it applies to the supervisor. Possible claims that can be made against the agency and supervisor are addressed, as well as ways to minimize liability exposure.


IDENTIFY the supervisor's roll in liability protection and activity documentation to minimize legal liability exposure.

RECALL key terms including but not limited to: liability, civil liability, criminal liability, compensatory damages, and punitive damages.

IDENTIFY the four types of claims involving a supervisor that can be filed against an agency and their characteristics.

IDENTIFY topics that are susceptible to improper or in adequate documentation problems and solution ideas.