Intentional failure to perform duties because of negligence.
What is NEGLIGENCE?
NEGLIGENCE. The omission to do something which a reasonable man, guided by those considerations which ordinarily regulate the conduct of human affairs, would do. or doing something which a prudent and reasonable man would not do. It must be determined in all cases by reference to the situation and knowledge of the parties and all the attendant circumstances.
Negligence, in its civil relation, is such an inadvertent imperfection, by a responsible human agent, In the discharge of a legal duty, as immediately produces, in an ordinary and natural sequence, a damage to another.
What is WILLFUL NEGLIGENCE?
the type of negligence that is deliberate with the intentional disregard for other people’s welfare.
What is GROSS NEGLIGENCE?
A severe degree of negligence taken as reckless disregard. Blatant indifference to one’s legal duty, other’s safety, or their rights are examples. There is no specific legal definition, but if one drives recklessly and kills another, it is applied as involuntary manslaughter.
What is CRIMINAL GROSS NEGLIGENCE?
an act of omission or commission where a person demonstrates the wilful disregard to the rights of other people that results in possible or actual harm.