- duty of care
- duty of care UK US noun [S]► LAW a responsibility to take care over what happens to someone or something: owe/have a duty of care to sb »
To be able to sue for negligence, there must be a duty of care owed to the injured party.have a duty of care to do sth »
Restaurants have a duty of care under environmental laws to dispose of waste at official sites.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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duty of care — see duty Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. duty of care … Law dictionary
Duty of care — Tort law Part of the … Wikipedia
duty of care — du·ty of care d(y)üt ē əv ke(ə)r, ka(ə)r n a duty to use care toward others that would be exercised by an ordinarily resonable and prudent person in order to protect them from unnecessary risk of harm <in a typical medical malpractice lawsuit … Medical dictionary
duty of care — /ˌdju:ti əv keə/ noun a duty which every person has not to act in a negligent way … Dictionary of banking and finance
duty of care — noun A legal obligation imposed on an individual requiring that they adhere to a standard of reasonable care while performing any acts that could foreseeably harm others … Wiktionary
duty of care — noun Law a legal obligation to avoid causing harm to another person by the exercise of reasonable care to avoid foreseeable injury to that person … Australian English dictionary
duty of care — obligation to be considerate and avoid negligent acts … English contemporary dictionary
duty of care — See negligence … Big dictionary of business and management
Duty of care in English law — English Tort law Part of the common law series Negligence Duty of care Bolam test Breach of duty Causation … Wikipedia
Duty of care (business associations) — Companies law Company … Wikipedia