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Definition of Gross Negligence

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Gross Negligence : A high degree of *negligence, manifested in behaviour substantially worse than that of the average reasonable man. Causing someone’s death through gross negligence could be regarded as *manslaughter if the accused appreciated the risk he was taking and intended to avoid it, but showed an unacceptable degree of negligence in avoiding it.

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  • Article Name: Gross Negligence
  • Author: Agostino Von Hassell
  • Description: Definition of Gross Negligence In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Gross Negligence : [...]

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