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negligent

adj., adv. careless in not fulfilling responsibility. (See: negligence)

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She is not arguing that because the employer acted negligently in the past, it was therefore more likely to be negligent on this occasion.
Under the second clause of the exception, Anglo-Iberia argued that its negligent supervision claim was based on (1) the acts Jamsostek performed in the U.S.
Negligent entrustment was a factor in an $11 million settlement in December 2007 for a Florida crash that killed four when a fuel tanker truck slammed into a car and exploded, incinerating the vehicle and its passengers.
NEGLIGENT: Dr Vernon missed the fatal symptoms; PAYOUT: Scott and Lauren will share compensation CIARAN DONNELLY
In the initial action related to this case, the Supreme Court granted the defendants' motion for dismissal of Ryan's claims sounding in negligence and fraud, but denied the motion to dismiss Ryan's claim of negligent misrepresentation.
In addition to filing negligence claims against the truck driver and his employer under a respondent superior theory, you include a count against the employer for negligent hiring, retention, and entrustment.
A local law requirement designed to improve safety has been decreed; Disobeying this law opens property owners up to the potential for being held criminally negligent if a tragedy should occur as a result of non-compliance.
INDEMNIFICATION: ACCOUNTANT shall hold harmless DISTRICT, its agents, officers and employees from and against any liability, claims, actions, costs, damages or losses of any kind, arising from, or in connection with, the performance by ACCOUNTANT or its agents, officers and employees under this Agreement insofar as such performance results from ACCOUNTANT'S negligent, reckless, or willful act or omission.
The trial court granted the summary judgment, ruling that there was no evidence that Ford knew of Bennett's sexual harassment in the workplace, so it could not be held liable for negligent retention.
The subcontractors sued the technology services company, alleging among other things, negligent misrepresentation.
ALBANY - A Eugene man was charged Wednesday with criminally negligent homicide related to a June 15 traffic crash that killed an off-duty Marion County sheriff's corrections dep- uty.