Gross Negligence – Definition & Explanation

Gross Negligence – Definition & Explanation

Gross Negligence – Definition & Explanation

A violation of a legal duty with respect to the rights of others.

Gross Negligence is an act or omission in reckless disregard of the consequences for the safety or property of another; more than simple carelessness or neglect.

It is a conduct that is extreme in nature when compared with ordinary negligence which is  a mere failure to exercise reasonable care.

Gross negligence by an employee may justify summary dismissal.

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  • bhanu

    any indian case law regarding gross negligence?