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Inadvertence

The absence of attention or care; the failure of an individual to carefully and prudently observe the progress of a court proceeding that might have an effect upon his or her rights.

The term inadvertence is generally used in reference to a ground upon which a judgment may be set aside or vacated under the Rules of Federal Civil Procedure or state rules of civil procedure.

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Inadvertent hypothermia results from anesthesia, temperature of the operating room, and the use of cold intravenous solutions and cold blood products (7, 10).
Multiple electrical issues can combine and cause inadvertent airbag deployment, blamed for several minor injuries in the United States.
Racela said that as far as he knows, plays should be halted if there is an inadvertent whistle and one team should not be allowed to take advantage of the confusion.
Excessive movement during external load operations can unintentionally activate an improperly rigged manual release cable on a cargo hook system, causing an inadvertent release of the load.
When asked on Twitter, three in ten online respondents said that this is the book where food ends up being the inadvertent star.
Dilating upon the issue of inadvertent border crossers both sides assured their expeditious repatriation.
Dilating upon the issue of inadvertent border crossers, both sides assured their expeditious repatriation.
* Inadvertent disclosure of confidential information through metadata.
Cautioning the CBI brass, the judge said: " This court thus hopes that in future no such inadvertent mistake occurs, for otherwise, the line of distinction between an inadvertent act or a malafide act is very thin and difficult to distinguish."
"The physical exhaustion and emotional fatigue that come with caring for patients infected with Ebola may further increase the chance of an inadvertent exposure to bodily fluids on the outside of the personal protective equipment, leading to unwanted contact when the gear is removed," the authors indicate.
The 10-second video clip shown to participants was representative of an unsolicited pop-up window, a form of inadvertent exposure to online content.
An inadvertent return is a chief environmental concern linked with pipeline boring.