culpable negligence definition

  • noun:
    • (law) recklessly acting without reasonable caution and placing someone vulnerable to injury or death (or failing continually to take action with the exact same consequences)
    • (law) recklessly acting without reasonable care and putting someone else prone to damage or death (or failing continually to do something with the exact same effects)

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