gross negligence - definition

Create account
Where to search:
Thesaurus


Dictionaries » Dictionary of Law » G »

gross negligence - definition



A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
(Non-alphabetical character)

gross negligence


n. carelessness which is in reckless disregard for the safety or lives of others, and is so great it appears to be a conscious violation of other people's rights to safety. It is more than simple inadvertence, but it is just shy of being intentionally evil. If one has borrowed or contracted to take care of another's property, then gross negligence is the failure to actively take the care one would of his/her own property. If gross negligence is found by the trier of fact (judge or jury), it can result in the award of punitive damages on top of general and special damages. See also: damages exemplary damages negligence punitive damages



Permanent link to this page: http://www.diclib.com/cgi-bin/d1.cgi?l=en&base=en_law&page=showid&id=1032


Learn foreign languages chatting with us!

  • Alicia Puente, 51
    Spain, Guadalcázar
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English, German, French, Italian, Russian
    Alicia Pue...
  • alex, 23
    Guatemala, Guatemala City
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English, German
    Hola, estoy interesado en aprender idiomas y como tambien enseñar el español a otras personas q lo deseen, mis hobbies son las peliculas, musica, videos, etc...... M interesan personas cariñosas, amables y q confien en mi........
    alex
  • Fazliddin, 55
    Russian Federation, Bryansk
    Native language: Russian, Persian
    Foreign language: English
    Fazliddin
  • Naz, 32
    Iraq
    Native language: Arabic
    Foreign language: English
    Naz
  • raquel echeverria, 19
    Venezuela, Guayana
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    raquel ech...
  • nissrine, 39
    Iraq, Baghdad
    Native language: Arabic
    Foreign language: English
    nissrine
  • ENRIQUE ALIX, 32
    Colombia, Colombia City
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    quiero mejorar mi ingles hablando con otros que si saben bien.. ! help me!
    ENRIQUE AL...
  • karel marcel sanchez, 27
    Cuba, Holguin
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    soy un joven divertido, me gusta ir de campis, leer estudiar otros idiomas, conocer ciudades. en fin alcanzar nuevas metas.
    karel marc...
  • gustavo, 19
    Colombia, Quibdo
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Spanish
    gustavo
  • варвара, 20
    Russian Federation, Samara
    Native language: Russian
    Foreign language: English
    Hi. I search for new friends.. I like swim and ride my bike sometimes.. i LOVE english
    варвара
  • mayra, 16
    Colombia, Barranquilla
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Spanish
    mayra
  • Nagla, 36
    Egypt, Port-Said
    Native language: Arabic
    Foreign language: English
    Nagla
  • Rony Sneyder, 19
    El Salvador
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    Rony Sneyd...
  • Aleksey, 17
    Kazakhstan, Уральск
    Native language: Russian
    Foreign language: English
    Aleksey
  • alejandro, 24
    Mexico, Oaxaca
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    alejandro
  • Jeremy, 35
    Guatemala, Guatemala City
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    I was born in Guatemala city, I have eight years of having learned the English language I go to the gym every day in the mornings I enjoy teaching English
    Jeremy
  • Demian, 26
    Mexico, Mexico
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    Living in a chaotic country, immersed in tangled toughts.
    Demian
  • Liliany, 29
    Dominican Republic, Santiago
    Native language: Irish
    Foreign language: Spanish
    Kiero aprender english para irme apara inglaterra
    Liliany
  • Leonel, 20
    Honduras, Trujillo
    Native language: Spanish, Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    Hola que tal? me gustaría aprender francés y chino.
    Leonel
  • maritza valdez, 36
    Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    maritza va...