Many tort claims that are brought involve children. Children, in general, are given a favored status in the law, meaning that they have special protection. This is likewise true in regard to tort claims. For instance, in regards to negligence claims, children under 7 years of age are generally legally incapable of committing any act of negligence. Children between the ages of 7 and 14 are generally presumed to be incapable of committing negligence, although that presumption can be rebutted with the presentation of evidence showing that the child is capable of committing a negligent act because of his or her intelligence level, experience level, or other factors that may bear on that.

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