Misfeasance Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Misfeasance, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Misfeasance?

(n) Misfeasance is the unintended, accidental errors, mistakes taken place while managing the business, office or other responsibilities entrusted on a person, causing loss or damage or unfortunate situations out of such mistakes. A misfeasance become a malfeasance when the act was performed with an intention to cause loss.