breach of duty

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Noun1.breach of duty - a breach of due care
breach - a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
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"No doubt you thought that your breach of duty could never be discovered, and yet a mere glance at that drugget was enough to convince me that someone had been admitted to the room.
But Doe did not establish bias amounting to a breach of duty, Tunheim said.
Gray's failure to immediately give reason for preparing an impeachment bill against Justice Ja'neh appears to leave the public in suspense, particularly given constitutional mandate that Justices of the Supreme Court can be impeached on grounds of gross breach of duty and exhibiting of clear inability to perform the functions of their respective offices.
The fact still remains The fact still remains, an employee cannot bring a breach of contract claim against their employer without also bringing a claim of breach of duty of fair representation against their union, Williams pointed out.
The Anglican Journal regrets a significant error that appeared in the story, Diocese of Brandon denies breach of duty in sex assault lawsuit, published on the newspaper's website Nov.
The patient claimed breach of duty: the ObGyn did not disclose that his thumb was swollen and that he took antibiotics.
Adjourning the case, the judge added: "The defendant's breach of duty should be marked by a meaningful award."
The author has organized the main body of his text in fourteen chapters devoted to intentional torts, defenses to intentional torts, negligence, duty, breach of duty under negligence law, proximate cause, damages, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
The judge said in each of the four cases he had concluded that there had been no breach of duty or no substantial breach of duty.
?Did his breach of duty cause or contribute to the deaths "not merely in a minimal way"?
His claim was rejected, despite the City and County of Cardiff admitting that he was exposed to asbestos while working for them and that amounted to a "breach of duty".

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