negligence

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violation (either through fraud or negligence) by a trustee of a duty that equity requires of him breach of trust
(law) negligence allocated between the plaintiff and the defendant with a corresponding reduction in damages paid to the plaintiff comparative negligence
(law) negligence of two of more persons acting independently; the plaintiff may sue both together or separately concurrent negligence
(law) behavior by the plaintiff that contributes to the harm resulting from the defendant's negligence contributory negligence
willful negligence dereliction
negligence or misconduct of doctor malpractice
rule of evidence whereby the negligence of an alleged wrongdoer can be inferred from the fact that the accident happened res ipsa loquitur
death that results from a wrongful act or from negligence; a death that can serve as the basis for a civil action for damages on behalf of the dead person's family or heirs wrongful death
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