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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First, it never analyzed the district court's conclusion that Banks's recovery for breach of duty of fair representation was based on tort or tort-type rights as construed in Burke (and Schleier), viz.
The findings were considered on October 25 and the contract has been terminated due to a serious breach of duty of care.
Northside Home Care Services also denied the claims, saying it employed Quinn but denied it was negligent or in breach of duty.
It was accepted during the hearing that the GP's failure to stay with Sir Christopher was a breach of duty.
The Fiduciary Plan guards the personal and corporate assets of a plan fiduciary against breach of duty allegations.
This claim arose from the alleged breach of duty owed directly to Branch, independent of his status as a shareholder, investor or creditor of the corporation.
Since liability is determined by whether a breach of duty occurred, the nursing home's implementation of safeguards, as discussed above, will reduce its likelihood.
Devlan") in the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench indicating that Devlan is suing Infowave for, among other things, breach of contract, misrepresentation, and breach of duty to bargain in good faith.
Helen O'Dowd's mum Rose sued Cork County Council for damages claiming breach of duty and negligence after Helen died in 2001 on the Aghern to Conna Road in Co Cork.
If the report identifies breach of duty or highlights a failure to honour responsibilities, then the DTI may seek to disqualify the director.
It was alleged by Birmingham City Council that Asda was in breach of duty by failing to provide weather cover for all its forklift trucks.
In addition, allowing a willing worker to continue in a job was also not a breach of duty if the alternative was sacking or demotion.

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