reckless disregard

reckless disregard

n. grossly negligent without concern for danger to others. Actually reckless disregard is redundant since reckless means there is a disregard for safety. (See: reckless)

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"Good for you, Polly!" And casting himself upon his sled, with the most reckless disregard for his ribs, off whizzed Tom after her, and came alongside just as she reined up "General Grant" on the broad path below.
Pris and Phil and Stella had knick-knacks and pictures galore, which latter they proceeded to hang according to taste, in reckless disregard of Miss Patty's new paper.
As the days passed the thing preyed more and more upon his mind, and he had about determined to return to the coast and place himself on guard over Jane Porter and Clayton, when news reached him that altered all his plans and sent him dashing madly toward the east in reckless disregard of accident and death.
Come on!' and the cabman dashed his hat upon the ground, with a reckless disregard of his own private property, and knocked Mr.
"A reckless disregard of the facts occurs if the taxpayer makes little or no effort to determine whether the information provided to the exchange is accurate under circumstances that demonstrate a substantial deviation from the standard of conduct a reasonable person would observe," according to the regulation text.
HCPC panel chair Manuela Grayson said: "Mr Kniveton's misconduct demonstrated a reckless disregard for court proceedings and had the potential to cause harm to Service User A.
Given such reckless disregard for health isn't it amazing that she lived to be 102?
(26) Section 43(d)(2)(D)(ii) provides: "The domain name registrar or registry or other domain name authority shall not be liable for injunctive or monetary relief under this paragraph except in the case of bad faith or reckless disregard, which includes a willful failure to comply with any such court order." (27) Like section 35(e), this provision's use of willful is somewhat odd, although for different reasons.
[begin strikethrough]However, if the greater weight of the evidence supports that (claimant's or decedent's) [care] [treatment] was being rendered under emergency circumstances, then you shall proceed to decide whether (defendant) acted in reckless disregard of the consequences in [his] [her] [its] [care] [treatment] of (claimant or decedent).[end strikethrough]
The Battle of the Somme is a good example of Haig's cavalier and reckless disregard for the lives of his men, a mathematically simple form of warfare involving repeated attacks, regardless of the human losses and lack of success.
The minister called the strike "reckless disregard for Canadians and the Canadian economy" and said the government will review all available options including the introduction of legislation in Parliament.
In July 1997, a jury awarded 11 plaintiffs in a clergy sex abuse case $118 million, finding the Dallas diocese guilty of "gross negligence," fraud and reckless disregard for the safety of others.