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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The respondents should be charged with multiple homicide and physical injuries through criminal negligence,' they added.
In his letter, the JI Karachi chief said that several citizens, particularly children have lost their lives due to criminal negligence of the K-Electric in maintaining its installations.
New Delhi [India], December 8 ( ANI ): The Delhi government on Friday cancelled the licence of Max Hospital Shalimar Bagh after the hospital was found guilty of criminal negligence in declaring a new-born baby dead.
First, it replaces criminal negligence, a mens rea standard, with tort negligence, a conduct standard.
HAFIZABAD -- The commuters of Darbar Road, Mohallah Bubban Bukhari, Muslim High School, Usman Gunj, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Madina Colony and Naseerpura staged a protest against the alleged criminal negligence for not raising the laying tough tiles on hundred yard portion of the Darbar Road near Masjid Mubarik Chowk where sewage and rain water often accumulated creating multiple problems for the pedestrians and motorists.
According to the warrants, revealed earlier this month by Maclean S Magaine, Nazarian is being investigated for potential criminal negligence causing death for failing "to maintain the structural integrity" of the mall and failing to "take sufficient steps to remedy known deficiencies" in the building's notoriously leaky rooftop parking lot.
The request was made by Robert Wood, who was charged with two counts of criminal negligence causing death and one count of criminal negligence causing bodily harm under the Criminal Code following an investigation into the June 23, 2012 incident.
MOSCOW (TAP) - Two people have been detained on suspicion of criminal negligence over the derailment in the Moscow Metro which claimed more than 20 lives on Tuesday.
Five Chonghaejin officials have been arrested on various charges, including criminal negligence and breaches of maritime safety laws.
Prosecutors are carrying out a criminal negligence investigation on the ferry's captain, 68-year-old Lee Joon-seok and 55-year-old helmsman Cho Joon-ki, who entrusted control of the ship to the inexperienced third mate, a 25-year-old woman identified only by her surname, Park.
A reptile store owner under investigation for criminal negligence in the deaths of two boys after a large python escaped its enclosure had blood on his hands and shorts when police arrived at the scene in Campbellton, N.
The court further said even if the doctors were found guilty in departmental inquiry in the matter, it does not make them liable for criminal negligence as the standard of both the inquiries are different.
POLICE Scotland are investigating a claim of criminal negligence by health bosses.
Judge Roger Keens said at the city's crown court: "It was criminal negligence.
It's a clear case of criminal negligence and the people who literally threw those children to the wolves now need to be sacked (not one of them has been) and prosecuted.