But, if the insurance professional either expressly or impliedly agreed to undertake these responsibilities, then courts likely will find the insurance professional is required to exercise reasonable skill
and ordinary diligence in discharging those duties.
Specifically, the rule says: "This rule is applicable to lawyers who have not been adjudged incompetent and who exhibit conduct disruptive of the judicial process and an inability to practice law with reasonable skill
and competence, an inability to practice law with reasonable skill
and competence alone, or who engage in behavior that a lawyer of ordinary prudence would consider inconsistent with professional standards and norms.
Often, a contract may contain an obligation of reasonable skill
and care in relation to design and stricter 'fitness for purpose' obligations regarding compliance with performance specifications or the Employer's Requirements in relation to workmanship.
This distinction arises out of the recognition that service providers guarantee reasonable skill
in the provision of a service, rather than the safety of a resulting product.
This means the service they give and the quality of the room must be reasonable and services delivered with reasonable skill
I can maintain a reasonable skill
level with 20 minutes of dry fire two or three times a week, along with 25 or 50 rounds live fire monthly.
Services must be provided within a reasonable time, at a reasonable cost and with reasonable skill
Impairment, according to the Health Professions Act, refers to a condition that renders a practitioner incapable of practising their profession with reasonable skill
Insurance professionals must exercise good faith, reasonable skill
and ordinary diligence regarding the payment of premiums and any information that may materially alter the risk the insurer has assumed.
He told the jury that failure to take reasonable care and or have reasonable skill
leaves the doctor criminally liable for the consequences of that negligence.
There is a contingent that believes there is a civic duty for responsible citizens to be prepared to serve in the militia if called upon to do so, by having access to, and reasonable skill
The work should be carried out with reasonable skill
and care, within a reasonable time and at a reasonable cost.
In a statement, the units said, 'Ansbacher wrongly represented and advised that the project had negligible risk, when Ansbacher knew or ought to have known had it exercised reasonable skill
, care, and diligence, and properly carried out due diligence, that the project was very risky.'
Even if not a fiduciary, the agent or broker who undertakes to obtain insurance for a client owes a duty to exercise reasonable skill
, care, and diligence in obtaining the coverage.
With regard to proof of the applicable standard of care and proof that it went unmet, the court found that "[a] physician or surgeon is bound to possess and use reasonable skill
, not perhaps the highest degree of skill that one learned in the profession may acquire, but reasonable skill
such as physicians in good practice ordinarily use and would bring to a similar case.