criminal negligence

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Synonyms for criminal negligence

(law) recklessly acting without reasonable caution and putting another person at risk of injury or death (or failing to do something with the same consequences)

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Earlier this year, Harco Construction was convicted of Manslaughter in the Second Degree, Criminally Negligent Homicide, and Reckless Endangerment for the company's role in failing to heed and address unsafe work conditions at the site, contributing to the collapse of the excavation pit and death of Carlos Moncayo.
Nestande was found guilty of criminally negligent homicide but acquitted on charges of intoxication manslaughter, manslaughter, and failure to stop and render aid.
He said Patel's behaviour was criminally negligent and caused his patient's death, the report added.
However (but without knowing all the facts such as are possessed by the CPS), there is a big difference between someone being criminally negligent and being negligent as such.
In many cases they're criminally negligent and if the nurses and doctors responsible for these deaths were prosecuted then perhaps they'd take more care.
On the right, the Jewish-inflected discourse concerning Occupy Wall Street is mainly the ludicrous chargepointedly denied by the Anti-Defamation Leaguethat the movement is anti-Semitic or, at the least, criminally negligent in not denouncing the two or three anti-Semitic posters that may appear on any given day.
The prosecution team, arguing that Murray was criminally negligent, have called 33 witnesses to the stand, including private staff hired by Jackson, emergency staff, doctors, toxicologists and medical experts.
Posting those shots on the internet is criminally negligent.
Another construction supervisor and a demolition contractor were each cleared of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide charges today by Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Rena Uviller, who said they were not responsible for the deaths of two firefighters at the former Deutsche Bank building in Lower Manhattan in 2007.
And the coal companies still have the muscle to keep the criminally negligent Don Blankenship of Massey Energy (who presided over the recent mine explosion) out of jail, where he most certainly belongs.
The parents, Jeffrey and Marci Beagley, had been found guilty of criminally negligent homicide last month in the death of 16-year-old Neil Beagley, who died in June 2008 of complications involved with a urinary tract obstruction.
Oregon allows non-unanimous verdicts in some cases, and the jury voted 10-2 to convict the Beagleys of criminally negligent homicide.
Couple convicted for sonAAEs deathAn Oregon jury handed down a guilty verdict Tuesday to Jeff and Marci Beagley, convicted of criminally negligent homicide for allowing a congenital urinary tract blockage to kill their son Neil at age 16 in June 2008.
Prosecutors said that he was criminally negligent for the deaths and sought a four-year jail term, but Komar denied the charges and said that he had tried to avoid the accident.
to punish the criminally negligent who put life and limb in danger in the workplace, and to deter those who are tempted to cut costs by breaking the law" received Royal Assent and will come into effect from January 16, 2009.