1 Elements and Case Citations
“One who supplies directly or through a third person a chattel for use of another whom the supplier knows or has reason to know to be likely because of his youth, inexperience, or otherwise, to use it in a manner involving unreasonable risk of harm to himself and others whom the supplier should expect to share in or be endangered by its use, is subject to liability for physical harm resulting to them.”
Kitchen v. K-Mart Corp., 697 So. 2d 1200, 1202, 1208 (Fla. 1997) (citing Section 390 of the Restatement (Second) of Torts (1965) and recognizing Negligent Entrustment as a cause of action).
Very few courts outline the elements of a cause of action for Negligent Entrustment. As a result, below you will find those cases that do, and those cases that provide a robust discussion of the claim.
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