culpable negligence


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Noun1.culpable negligence - (law) recklessly acting without reasonable caution and putting another person at risk of injury or death (or failing to do something with the same consequences)
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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culpable negligence

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At the inquest, which was held probably at the Spinners Arms, Colnebridge, the jury would hear what (by today's standards) would have amounted to culpable negligence on the part of the two foremen in charge that night, 60-year-old William Smith and James Sugden, who was 40.
It is hoped that the IGP-ordered investigation will unravel instances of culpable negligence by layers of supervising authorities and punish such as severely as possible to serve as a deterrent.
Justice North said he had no doubt the killing was an accident and due to culpable negligence, but also expressed relief that he had never come to meet the Ritsons.
com/document/352477745/54-CR-17-185-Complaint-Order-for-Detention) criminal complaint which said: "On or about June 26, 2017 in Norman County the defendant caused the death of another by the person's culpable negligence whereby the person created unreasonable risk, and consciously takes chances of causing death or great bodily harm to another.
In its ruling, the court said was Peristianis was accused on October 10, 2012, by want of precaution or by by rash or careless act not amounting to culpable negligence, of not completely unlocking the crane brake, meaning strong winds caused its fall, resulting in the death of Christine-Marie Coleman and the injury of three other people.
It was concluded that no individual acted with culpable negligence l d h and that it was an accumulation of minor divergences from strictly correct procedures which culminated in the tragedy.
end strikethrough] manslaughter by culpable negligence.
I think even with the video, it's going to be tough to prove that this was more than just an accident and that it was even culpable negligence, which he should've known or should've believed that by getting close to this guy, that it was going to cause the accident,'' he said.
The report said putting tape on the mouth of the baby "without definite purpose for medication or explanation from the nurses on duty and from the hospital itself is culpable negligence or medical malpractice.
Significantly, under the manslaughter charge her intent in the shooting would be irrelevant, and her conviction would depend on whether or not the shooting amounted to culpable negligence.
AMONG the cases dealt with by Teesside Magistrates' Court on June 13 were: Daniel Dickson, 28, of Ontario Crescent, Redcar, fined PS300 and ordered to pay PS100 compensation with PS300 costs for assault and preventing a meter used for measuring the quantity of gas conveyed by culpable negligence, from duly registering the quantity of gas conveyed.
Failure to do so to be construed as culpable negligence on part of institution's authorities