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Etymology: ME, duete, conduct
(in law) an obligation owed by one party to another. Duty may be established by statute or other legal process, as by contract or oath supported by statute, or it may be voluntarily undertaken. Every person has a duty of care to all other people to prevent causing harm or injury by negligence.


Medical malpractice The failure or alleged failure on the part of a physician or other health care provider to exercise ordinary, reasonable, usual, or expected care, prudence, or skill–that would usually and customarily be exercised by other reputable physicians treating similar Pts–in performing a legally recognized duty, resulting in forseeable harm, injury or loss to another; negligence may be an act of omission–ie, unintentional, or commission–ie, intentional, characterized by inattention, recklessness, inadvertence, thoughtlessness, or wantonness. See Adverse event, Comparative negligence, Contributory negligence, Gross negligence, Malpractice, Wanton negligence, Willful negligence. Cf Recklessness.
Negligence, required elements  
Duty A recognized relationship between Pt and physician
Breach Failure of a medical practitioner to practice in accordance with standard of care
Proximate cause The plaintiff must show that injury is reasonably connected to physician's action
Damages Plaintiff must show that alleged loss or damage has a quantifiable value such that a monetary payment can be made APLM 1997; 121:252


(doo′tē, dū′)
A social, professional, legal, or ethical expectation that compels a standard of performance; an obligation or requirement.


n that which is due from a person; that which a person owes to another; an obligation.
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The tax authorities that are already faced with a tough task of revenue generation in a difficult economic scene in the country right from the start of this fiscal year - are not willing to entertain any request from private sector for reduction in import tariff on smuggle prone items.
Yucel's result that an import tariff may increase rather than decrease vulnerability to a foreign price shock, is an intriguing point, which deserves additional attention.
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The deal came after the EU agreed to settle the row over the mechanism for calculating agricultural import tariffs.
Move to a harmonized import tariff: The current ethanol import tariff is 54 cents per gallon.
Many energy experts say the import tariff should be reduced, or ended r, because the United States will need more foreign supplies to meet a federal law requiring higher ethanol use every year.
from the Caribbean are exempted from a 54 cents a gallon import tariff up to a limit of 7% of the U.
As in the first draft, the revised proposal sets average and minimum tariff cut targets in terms of current import tariff rates.
During talks with Japan in Geneva in April, Russia said it wants to join the WTO and plans to raise its import tariff rate to 35% in 2005, the sources said.
A reduction in the 180% intervention-linked import tariff would encourage third county shipments of long grain rice.
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The quota comes under the EU's new banana regime which kicked in on January 1, with a euro 176/tonne import tariff for Latin American bananas and a total duty-free annual import quota of 775,000 tonnes for the ACPs (see Europe Information 3010).