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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The language will come into play where state law bars indemnification of a party's sole or concurrent negligence.
The court determined that the two had knowledge to foresee the possibility of a collision but their concurrent negligence caused the near collision.

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