Negligence 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 ...
See Restatement (Third) of Torts: Liability for Physical Harm § 3 (P.F.D. No. 1,
2005). Negligent conduct may consist of either an act, or an omission to act when
In a personal injury lawsuit, under the legal concept of "negligence," a person
can be held legally liable for any damages they cause through their.
In order to win a negligence case, the plaintiff (the person injured) must prove the
following four elements to show that the defendant (the person allegedly at ...
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 ...
Negligence. Conduct that falls below the standards of behavior established by
law for the protection of others against unreasonable risk of harm. A person has ...
Negligence definition, the quality, fact, or result of being negligent; neglect:
negligence in discharging one's responsibilities. See more.
failure to take the care that a responsible person usually takes : lack of normal
care or attention. Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary. Examples: ...
Negligence forms a common basis for civil litigation, with plaintiffs suing for
damages based on a variety of injuries, from physical or property damage to ...
NEGLIGENCE. The failure to use reasonable care. The doing of something which
a reasonably prudent person would not do, or the failure to do something ...