breach of duty


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breach of duty

1 the failure to perform an act required by law.
2 the performance of an act in an unlawful way.
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Mr Coker, who is also Warwickshire coroner, denied any negligence or breach of duty.
In her lawsuit Morse, a breast cancer victim, claims breach of contract, breach of duty of good faith and fair dealing, violation of the Illinois Uniform Deceptive Trade Practices Act, violation of the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act, civil conspiracy, and violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act.
for $100 million; Unjust enrichment against EFI for $100 million; Promissory Estoppel against Prudential Insurance and Prudential Investments for $100 million; Breach of Duty to Negotiate in Good Faith by Prudential Insurance and Prudential Investments for $100 million; Misrepresentation against Rascoff/Zysblatt Organization Inc.
Alice Brooks, of Gairdine Lein, Raheny, Dublin, had alleged in the Circuit Civil Court that the prison authorities had been guilty of negligence and breach of duty regarding the care of her son Joseph, 25, who was found hanging in his prison cell on March 1, 1996.
The amended complaint is part of an ongoing litigation bought by Cantor Fitzgerald against Market Data Corporation (MDC) and CBB for tortious interference, aiding and abetting and unjust enrichment; and against Iris Cantor and Rod Fisher for breach of contract and breach of duty of loyalty, with respect to CBB's proposed US Treasury business.
The lawsuits had alleged breach of contract concerning the board of directors' nominations and breach of duty with respect to an attempt to increase the size of the board of directors and fill new positions with management's nominees.
As part of the settlement, Olsten Corporation denied any violation of law or breach of duty or contract to the plaintiff or any member of the class.
The suit charges the two former executives with breach of duty and other infractions.
The judge added that the council was "not in a position to deny" that Mr Summers suffered asbestos exposure and that this arose from a breach of duty.
The letter signed on behalf of Chris Wright, director of corporate services, on Vicky Cooper | behalf of the chief executive, states: "The Health Board accepts that there has been a breach of duty in relation to the care you received in terms of the failure by the vascular team to diagnose your upper limb DVT on your initial presentation.
Cohen alleges that the Board of Directors conspired to wrongfully discharge him and steal his 2,250,000 shares of stock that was issued to him in the company after he attempted to have Herick removed as Director and Chairman of the Board, and requested the Board of Directors take immediate action for corporate wrong doings, breaches of duty, as well other allegations including equitable accounting, breach of duty of good faith, duty of loyalty & duty of care, abuse of control, conversion, misappropriation of business opportunities, and defalcation.
Police pressed charges against 20 people for criminal association, espionage, breach of duty, blackmail and deceit.

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