negligent act

See: tort
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Although in the minority, one policy specifically reads "error, omission or negligent act.
Errors-and-omissions (malpractice) insurance may be appropriate to recover losses resulting from a negligent act, error or omission.
Till recently, the killing of pedestrians or streetdwellers would only invite the charge of causing death by a negligent act.
Cases have been filed under Section 304 - culpable homicide, a non-bailable offence; Section 285 - negligent act causing fire and under several fire laws.
In upholding the trial court's dismissal, the appellate court noted that in a malpractice action against an accountant, the statute of limitations does not run until the negligent act is discovered or, with reasonable diligence, could have been discovered.
It all started when the Attorney-general's office discovered discrepancies in the trial documents while preparing to appeal the September 2009 court decision that effectively acquitted the 18-year-old defendant of charges of causing death through a negligent act, drink driving and not obeying traffic lights.
In the cases registered at Gangapur, Thackeray has been booked under sections 143 (offence against public tranquillity), 109 (abetment of offence), 336 (rash and negligent act endangering ife of others), 341 (wrongfully restraining persons), and 427 (mischief).
The test is whether the original and successive acts may be joined together as a whole, linking each of the actors as to the liability, or whether there is a new and independent act or cause which "intervenes" and thereby absolves the party guilty of the original negligent act Editor's Note: The case, as reported, pays little or no attention to the fact that the patient, in failing to follow Dr.
It protects the notary public against loss of personal assets if the claims and losses under the bond are based upon any negligent act, error or omission of the notary.
The three were arrested on Tuesday after the Attorney-general's office discovered discrepancies in the trial documents while preparing to appeal the September 2009, court decision that acquitted the 18-year-old defendant on charges of causing death through a negligent act, drink driving and not obeying traffic lights.
Further, it would have been required that there be evidence of a natural, direct, and continuous sequence between the patient's negligent act and the injury such that it could reasonably be said that, but for the patient's wrongful act, the patient's injury would not have occurred.
The subsequent trial cleared the 18-year-old defendant of the charge of causing death through a negligent act.