List and describe the four necessary elements of negligence torts and the reasonable person standard. Determine whether any torts exist in the following scenarios:
1.Driving down a one-way street in the proper direction, within the posted speed limit, Walter hits a teenager, who is injured. The boy had hidden behind a stone wall and jumped in front of Walter’s car to impress his friends by scaring Walter.
2. Driving on, at the next blind spot in the road, Walter honks his horn three times to warn any teenager who may be waiting to jump in front of his car. Two blocks away, an elderly woman believes the horn is an air raid siren and suffers a fatal heart attack.
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