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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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CLA director Ben Underwood said: "Whereas many feel they have missed the boat on solar PV when the tariff rates were slashed, the massive fall in technology costs has now put this scheme back on track.
One suggestion for improving the calculation of the import-weighted average tariff rate is to use the import volumes that would result under free trade to weight tariff rates rather than using the actual imports that result under current trade policy.
But after the tariff rate was raised, the number of people without jobs has been increasing.
A less honorable explanation is that tariff rates were kept high by corrupt government officials precisely because they forced importers to find a way around them.
15) As noted in our introductory comments, a literature has been accumulating in which contributors argue, usually obliquely, that the rapid economic growth of the United States in the late 1800s was tied somehow to its high official tariff rate.
The tariff rate quota has been a real detriment to running my business," said David Libla, President of Mid-Continent Nail, a family-owned manufacturer of nails in Missouri and Virginia.
It will also call on developing countries to cut their generally high tariff rates by setting targets, and to increase the scope of items over which they offer tariff concessions.
Maximum tariff revenue occurs at a tariff rate lower than the exclusionary tariff.
Users of Vodafone Voice Email will be charged at their standard tariff rates while customers of WAP Email will pay their standard WAP tariff rate.
With the dismantling of the tariff rate, we see competition in Japan as we see it in the United States and the need for reinsurance," Galligan said.
minutes) without a designated dollar value, where the retail price will not exceed the Federal Communications Commission scheduled tariff rate for the communication, the face amount generally is equal to the tariff rate for the units.
Caribbean governments are being urged to consider establishing a Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) system for the poultry industry within CARICOM as an organized basis for conducting trade in the development of a Single Market and Economy (SME), reports CANA (February 12, 2000).