concurrent negligence


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Noun1.concurrent negligence - (law) negligence of two of more persons acting independently; the plaintiff may sue both together or separately
negligence, nonperformance, carelessness, neglect - failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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States that restrict indemnity agreements in contracts for construction-related activities permit either (1) indemnification to the extent of the indemnitor's negligence; or (2) indemnification for the concurrent negligence of the indemnitor and the indemnitee.
He also said that Niantic could potentially be at risk under a concurrent negligence or joint tortfeasor theory.
The language will come into play where state law bars indemnification of a party's sole or concurrent negligence.

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