wanton negligence


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The provision of health care without regard for potential injury to the patient, in absence of intent to cause injury

wanton negligence

Malpractice The provision of health care without regard for potential injury to the Pt without an actual intent to cause injury–ie, 'reckless'. See Malpractice, Negligence.
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in my opinion, that is gross wanton negligence and really approaches a question, legally, of manslaughter." (ANI)
The trial court granted the defendants' motion for summary judgment dismissing the case on the grounds that the Plan was the sole and exclusive remedy that the Macris had to receive compensation for the birth related injury and death of their daughter as a result of the allegedly willful and wanton negligence of the defendants.
Personal injury lawyers searching for an example of wanton negligence have now found it.