1 Elements and Case Citations
A parent is not liable for the torts of a minor child, except:
“(1) Where the relationship of master and servant exists and the child is acting within the scope of his authority accorded by the parent;
(2) where a parent is negligent in intrusting to the child an instrument which, because of its nature, use, and purpose, is so dangerous as to constitute, in the hands of the child, an unreasonable risk to others;
(3) where a parent is negligent in intrusting to the child an instrumentality which, though not necessarily a dangerous thing of itself, is likely to be put to a dangerous use because of the known propensities of the child;
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