reasonable care


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Noun1.reasonable care - the care that a reasonable man would exercise under the circumstances; the standard for determining legal duty
guardianship, tutelage, care, charge - attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"
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The Second Circuit has now clarified what reasonable care was due to an employee who complained to her co-workers about sexual harassment and in turn the co-workers told a supervisor, who asked the employee about the situation.
The exercise of one's rights must be done with good faith and reasonable care,' it added.
Reasonable care on the part of a [physician] [hospital] [health care provider] is that level of care, skill and treatment which, in light of all relevant surrounding circumstances, is recognized as acceptable and appropriate by similar and reasonably careful [physicians] [hospitals] [health care providers].
WITH REASONABLE CARE AND SKILLThe service must be carried out with reasonable care and skill - reasonable for the particular industry and in relation to your circumstances.
Reasonable care relates to an obligation to take suitable precautions and avoid risk.
In Ian's case he did not act without reasonable care as the bank had a duty to make sure that its ATM did not contain fraudulent numbers.
Some of the obvious scenarios of not using reasonable care involve the use of sharp tools, such as ice picks, snow shovels, metallic rakes or mechanical snow removal equipment.
For the first time there are now clear rules in place for what should happen if a service is not carried out with reasonable care and skill or as agreed with the consumer.
MPs also warned that plans to apply a statutory right that traders must carry out services with reasonable care and skill will do little to help customers.
Premises liability includes a duty of reasonable care to all entrants and has its roots in the latter half of the twentieth century when most jurisdictions abandoned the tripartite system of apportioning liability to entrants based on their relationship to the landowner.
The number of years is often based on the person's behaviour; if the person can demonstrate that they have taken reasonable care to get things right, HMRC will normally seek adjustments covering a four-year period.
Signalman Adrian Maund, 43, was earlier convicted of failing to take reasonable care at the crossing in Moreton-on-Lugg, Herefordshire, and fined PS1,750.