negligence

An employer can be sued for compensation for industrial disease or injury but, for an action of negligence to succeed, it has to be proved that the job actually caused the disease, it could have been prevented by the assessment and monitoring of working conditions and that a good employer would thus have prevented it.

Negligence

a careless action, or lack of action, that causes someone entitled to rely on you to suffer loss or injury

Negligence

Negligence (Lat. negligentia, from neglegere, to neglect, literally `not to pick up something`) is a failure to exercise the care that a reasonably prudent person would exercise in like circumstances. The area of tort law known as negligence involves harm caused by carelessness, not intentional harm. According to Jay M. Feinman of the Rutgers Un.....
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Negligence

- The omission to do something which a reasonable man, guided by those ordinary considerations which ordinarily regulate human affairs, would do, or the doing of something which a reasonable and prudent man would not do. Negligence is the failure to use such care as a reasonably prudent and careful person would use under similar circumstances; it i...
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negligence

(neg´lĭ-jens) in law, the failure to do something that a reasonable person of ordinary prudence would do in a certain situation or the doing of something that such a person would not do. Negligence may provide the basis for a lawsuit when there is a legal duty, as the duty of a health care worker to provide r...
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negligence

[n] - the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern 2. [n] - failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
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Negligence

• (n.) The omission of the care usual under the circumstances, being convertible with the Roman culpa. A specialist is bound to higher skill and diligence in his specialty than one who is not a specialist, and liability for negligence varies acordingly. • (n.) An act or instance of negligence or carelessness. • (n.) The quality or st...
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negligence

neglect noun the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
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Negligence

Neg'li·gence noun [ French négligence , Latin negligentia .] The quality or state of being negligent; lack of due diligence or care; omission of duty; habitual neglect; heedlessness. 2. An act or instance of negligence or carelessness. « remarking his beauties, . . . I mus...
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Negligence

A form of tort or breach of a legal duty of care where the victim is entitled to some form of compensation, eg damages for harm suffered.
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Negligence

“The omission to do something which a reasonable man, guided upon those considerations which ordinarily regulate the conduct of human affairs, would do, or doing something which a prudent and reasonable man would not do� (Blythe v Birmingham Waterworks Co 1856).
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negligence

An employer can be sued for compensation for industrial disease or injury but, for an action of negligence to succeed, it has to be proved that the job actually caused the disease, it could have been prevented by the assessment and monitoring of working conditions and that a good employer would thus have prevented it.
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negligence

conduct which falls below the standard established by law for the protection of others against unreasonable risk of harm
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Negligence

Everyone owes a duty to take reasonable care not to injure or cause loss to his neighbour. If he fails to do so and the neighbour suffers damage as a result, the tort of negligence has been committed. The courts are constantly considering exactly what is reasonable and who is a neighbour, and it has been said that the categories of negligence are n...
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negligence

failure to act with the prudence of a reasonable person
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Negligence

Failure to exercise the degree of care that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances.
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negligence

Failure to use that degree of care which a reasonable person would use under the same circumstances. See also contributory negligence.
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negligence

In law, doing some act that a `prudent and reasonable` person would not do, or omitting to do some act that such a person would do. Negligence may arise in respect of a person's duty towards an...
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negligence

In law, doing some act that a `prudent and reasonable` person would not do, or omitting to do some act that such a person would do. Negligence may arise in respect of a person's duty towards an individual or towards other people in general. Breach of the duty of care that results in reasonably foreseeable damage is a tort. Contributor...
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negligence

in law, the failure to meet a standard of behaviour established to protect society against unreasonable risk. Negligence is the cornerstone of tort ... [9 related articles]
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Negligence

It refers to behaviour of a person which has caused an injury or damage to another person because of formers below standard, careless responsibility. In law, the negligence of the person is considered legal cause and can be tried in the court. Any prudent man with level head and brains, if does something which he or any other prudent man, ought not...
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negligence

n. failure to exercise the care toward others which a reasonable or prudent person would do in the circumstances, or taking action which such a reasonable person would not. Negligence is accidental as distinguished from "intentional torts" (assault or trespass, for example) or from crimes, but a crime can also constitute negligence, such as reckles...
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negligence

negligence 1. Habitually careless or irresponsible. 2. In law, guilty of failing to provide a proper or reasonable level of care.
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negligence

negligence, in law, especially tort law, the breach of an obligation (duty) to act with care, or the failure to act as a reasonable and prudent person would under similar circumstances. For a plaintiff to recover damages, this action or failure must be the “proximate cause” of an injury,...
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NEGLIGENCE

The careless actions of a person, or their failure to act, which places them at fault in causing or contributing to the injury or death of another. When that failure causes another person to suffer an injury or financial loss, that person may be entitled to just compensation through our civil justice system.
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