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Definitions of negligence

  • the failure to do something which a reasonable person would do under the circumstances, or the doing of something which a reasonable and prudent person would not do under the circumstances; failure to be as careful as the law demands

    "The court found that the company's failure to maintain an archive of e-mail correspondence constituted negligence."

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