Negligence Per Se Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Negligence Per Se?

It is a legal term, which means that a person who is prudent and has commited an act of negligence thereby harming the peace, law & order, or damage to someone, but is very much believable and need not required to be proved that it was due negligence. High speed driving beyond speed limit is negligence per se as speed limit is a known fact for a driver.