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Gross negligence is something more than ordinary negligence, but less than reckless or wanton misconduct.
The court of appeal held that the agreement was unenforceable to the extent it concerned the city's liability for future gross negligence (while ruling it enforceable as to ordinary negligence).
Miss Brand added: "The breach of duty by each of these defendants was such a significant breach that it amounted to the crime of manslaughter by gross negligence.
White's attorney could not be reached for comment but said after the verdict that the crash was an accident and did not constitute gross negligence.
Finally, the BJR may be challenged on the basis of gross negligence in failing to supervise or be informed.
16461, exculpatory clauses can't limit liability for gross negligence or intentional acts.
Depending on the degree involved, it may include ordinary negligence, gross negligence or fraud.
The first tier limits punitive damages to $1 million or three times the amount of compensatory damages, whichever is greater, in cases where an employer participated in the wrongful conduct, condoned or ratified the conduct, or if the employer engaged in gross negligence that contributed to the injury.
The leading decisions on the difference between ordinary negligence and gross negligence for purposes of the civil penalty in subsection 163(2) of the Income Tax Act (on which the Department of Finance based its draft legislation) are Malleck v.
Gross negligence also qualifies as misconduct in Denmark.
Manslaughter by negligence: the killing of another person through gross negligence.
Plaintiffs conceded that the firm's conduct was negligent, not intentional, but argued that a chapter 93A violation could be based on gross negligence.
Thomas Hofferd, Bakersfield, was charged with gross negligence, breach of fiduciary duty and discreditable acts.
The Federal District Court dismissed plaintiff's claims for gross negligence, infliction of emotional distress, violation of Rhode Island's Hazardous Waste Management Act and private nuisance, finding them defective as a matter of law.
The statutory maximum penalty is 1,100 US dollars per barrel where the court finds simple negligence and 4,300 dollars per barrel US dollars where the court finds gross negligence or wilful misconduct.