Negligence Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Negligence?

It refers to behaviour of a person which has caused an injury or damage to another person because of formers below standard, careless responsibility. In law, the negligence of the person is considered legal cause and can be tried in the court. Any prudent man with level head and brains, if does something which he or any other prudent man, ought not do, is negligence on part of him. Negligence can also cause a consequent event to happen and can lead to disaster to other person life as well.