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A breach in the performance of a legal duty,proximately resulting in harm to another. Central to the concept of negligence is the problem of determining the exact duty owed.For example, does one owe any duties of care regarding the condition of property so as not to injure trespassers? If there is no duty,there can be no negligence,no matter how sloppy and careless the act.


A lack of such reasonable care and caution as would be expected of a prudent person. A penalty may be assessed if any part of an underpayment of tax is due to negligent or intentional disregard of rules and regulations.
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So while the park was being constructed, the WFG was vigilant in advancing the corporate negligence narrative.
Given the difficulties with proving corporate negligence, medical-tourism plaintiffs may be better off pursuing a lack of informed consent claim.
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Where the new corporate negligence laws are concerned, the Government has given assurance to directors concerned about the financial and harassment aspects which the proposed legislation could give rise to.
The doctrine of corporate negligence applies equally to managed care entities.
Only last week the Government declared it was planning to introduce legislation which would see company directors prosecuted if employees or the public were killed through corporate negligence.
But while filing some paperwork connected with a housing case, Erin becomes interested in the detail, and is soon on her way to uncovering a case of corporate negligence - in between bringing up her three kids and finding new romance.
Direct or corporate negligence has been viewed principally as being of three types: negligence in the selection and retention of network providers, negligence in plan design (e.
As the search for a settlement continues, Georgetown's Lazarus warned against blaming the wrong party for the ongoing litigation, stating that years of corporate negligence must not be overlooked.
The theory of institutional negligence, also known as direct corporate negligence, would make the HMO responsible for care provided by doctors in its networks.
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