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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

duty

(doo′tē, dū′)
A social, professional, legal, or ethical expectation that compels a standard of performance; an obligation or requirement.
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Islamabad -- Alarmed by the high tariff granted to Sahiwal Coal fire power plant and Port Qasim power plant above the market based rates, National Accountability Bureau has initiated an inquiry against former officials of NEPRA and Ministry of Water and Power who allegedly favored above mentioned power plants to get undue raise in tariff which resulted into loss of millions of US dollars to national exchequer.
Worried by the overpayments, NAB has initiated an inquiry against former officials of NEPRA and the Ministry of Water and Power for favouring these power plants in getting higher tariffs.
IMPORTERS of mechanically deboned meat (MDM) of chicken whose shipments were assessed a lower tariff of 5 percent even after the effectivity of the rice trade liberalization law in March will have to pay the government more.