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.
In giving his reasons for the decision, the Judge said that Mr Holdsworth, a 51-year-old man, had contravened three basic safety rules while attempting to fit a shrink wrap cover on the forklift which had broken any possible chain of causation between Asda's alleged breach of duty and the accident.
claims brought against Directors and Officers for "Wrongful Acts": Breach of duty, negligent acts, omissions, misstatements or misleading statements.
Kuttner, including claims for misappropriation, breach of duty of loyalty and, pursuant to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, disgorgement of bonuses and net gain on stock sales.
Additional counts alleged in the suit include equitable accounting, breach of duty of good faith, duty of loyalty & duty of care, abuse of control, conversion, misappropriation of business opportunities, and defalcation.
Does that breach of duty include failing to run our hospitals for the benefit of patients and providing adequate funding?
Laser Travel, based in Porth, had its school transport deal with Rhondda Cynon Taf Council terminated over a "serious breach of duty of care" over an incident which saw a young boy locked inside a bus outside the Park Lane Special School in Abercynon.
Helen O'Dowd's mum Rose sued Cork County Council for damages claiming breach of duty and negligence after Helen died in 2001 on the Aghern to Conna Road in Co Cork.
In his judgment, Mr Vowles had established on the balance of probabilities that this breach of duty was a material cause of his accident.
If a fiduciary fails to meet these standards, he may be held personally liable for any losses to the plan that resulted from his breach of duty.
The Fiduciary Plan guards the personal and corporate assets of a plan fiduciary against breach of duty allegations.
This claim arose from the alleged breach of duty owed directly to Branch, independent of his status as a shareholder, investor or creditor of the corporation.

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