willful negligence

willful negligence

Malpractice Provision of health care in an intentionally substandard fashion, the most serious form of negligence, which may carry with it criminal charges. See Malpractice, Negligence.
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Prosecutors seek to charge Soma Holding board chairman Can GE-rkan and seven other senior officials with first-degree murder, while prison terms of between 32 months and 20 years are being sought for eight other company employees on charges of homicide through willful negligence.
In some circumstances, a complete "knock for knock" or an agreement for one party to take on all liability other than liability for gross or willful negligence is more appropriate.
Line of duty investigations are not always necessary, even when a determination is required because a Soldier has died or was injured--of course if willful negligence is involved, then one is required.
But if it is determined that there was willful negligence on the part of the staff that resulted in the deaths of veterans, any ensuing cover-up or destruction of records that could assist in the investigation, employee terminations and criminal charges must be brought against those responsible.
The government is reviewing its systems and investigating GM to see if there were systemic errors, willful negligence or other wrongdoing, said Ambuj Sharma, joint secretary at India's ministry of heavy industry.
No claim for any loss or damage to consignment carried under this arrangement will be entertained unless it is clearly proved that the loss or damage took place due to willful negligence on the part of the Railways.
Talking to media here on Wednesday, he said that in past willful negligence was observed in connections with power generation, resulting in creation of energy crisis.
At the same time, they clearly articulate the shortcomings of evangelical interpreters, especially when regarding their willful negligence to appreciate the work of feminists (the fact that only three contributors to this book are women may indicate that even women evangelicals are averse to feminist hermeneutics) and seek to convince evangelicals that they need to utilize feminist hermeneutics in order to support the full humanity of women.
In the trial under the lay judge system at the Nara District Court, the defendants, Motofumi Hagiwara and Yoshihiro Higashi, both 35, said they were justified in opening fire at the car and that the man's death was not a result of any intention or willful negligence on their part.
Ozgur Mumcu, son of Turkish journalist and author Ugur Mumcu, who was killed 18 years ago in a bomb attack, is set to file a petition against state officials who he claims have a willful negligence leaving the case unsolved.
In some cases, the problem isn't willful negligence, just ignorance of the law.
The defendant claimed willful negligence in the role he played in the U.