Gross Negligence definition

Gross Negligence means any act or failure to act (whether sole, joint or concurrent) by a person or entity which was intended to cause, or which was in reckless disregard of or wanton indifference to, avoidable and harmful consequences such person or entity knew, or should have known, would result from such act or failure to act. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Gross negligence shall not include any action taken in good faith for the safeguard of life or property.
Gross Negligence means recklessness, or actions taken or omitted with conscious indifference to or the complete disregard of consequences or rights of others affected. Gross Negligence does not mean the absence of ordinary care or diligence, or an inadvertent act or inadvertent failure to act. If the term “gross negligence” is used with respect to the Administrative Agent or any Lender or any indemnitee in any of the other Loan Documents, it shall have the meaning set forth herein.
Gross Negligence as used in this Agreement shall mean ‘willful and wanton disregard for harmful, avoidable and foreseeable consequence”.

Examples of Gross Negligence in a sentence

The bidder’s liability in case of third-party claims against the LIC resulting from breach of confidentiality,Wilful Misconduct or Gross Negligence of the bidder, its employees and subcontractors or from third party claims resulting from infringement of patents, trademarks, copyrights or such other Intellectual Property Rights shall be unlimited.

For the purposes of this Clause 16.3.2 of this section, "Gross Negligence" means any act or failure to act by a Party which was in reckless disregard of or gross indifference to the obligations of the Party under the Contract and which causes harmful consequences to life, personal safety or real property of the other Party which such Party knew, or would have known if it was acting as a reasonable person, would result from such act or failure to act.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, Gross Negligence shall not include any action taken in good faith for the safeguard of life or property.

Except in the case of Gross Negligence or Willful Misconduct on the part of the Bidder/Bidder's Team or on the part of any person or firm acting on behalf of the Bidder executing the work or in carrying out the Services, the Bidder, with respect to damage caused by the Bidder including to property and/or assets of the Purchaser or of any of Purchaser's vendors shall regardless of anything contained herein, not be liable for any direct loss or damage that exceeds (A) the Contract Value.

Pursuant to Clause 30.1 above, the Company agrees that Contractor shall not be responsible for and Company shall indemnify and hold Contractor its agent, servants, officers and employees harmless from any liability, loss, cost or expense for loss or damage from pollution or contamination arising out of or resulting from any of Contractor's services/ operations unless such pollution or contamination is caused by Contractor's Gross Negligence.


More Definitions of Gross Negligence

Gross Negligence means any act or failure to act by a Party which was in reckless disregard of or gross indifference to the obligations of the Party under the Contract and which causes harmful consequences to life, personal safety or real property of the other Party which such Party knew, or would have known if it was acting as a reasonable person, would result from such act or failure to act. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Gross Negligence shall not include any action taken in good faith for the safeguard of life or property or a mistake made in good faith.
Gross Negligence means such wanton and reckless conduct, carelessness or omission as constitutes in effect an utter disregard for harmful, avoidable and reasonably foreseeable consequences of an act involving an extremely high degree of risk by which act harm is intended or harm is the inevitable result of conscious disregard of the safety of others.
Gross Negligence means an indifference to, and/or a blatant violation of a legal duty with respect of the rights of others, being a conscious and voluntary disregard of the need to use reasonable care, which is likely to cause foreseeable grave injury or harm to persons, property, or both. Gross negligence involves conduct that is extreme, when compared with ordinary negligence. A mere failure to exercise reasonable care shall not be a gross negligence.
Gross Negligence means conduct so reckless as to demonstrate a substantial lack of concern for whether an injury results.
Gross Negligence means a form of negligence which is distinct from ordinary negligence, in which the due diligence and care which are generally to be exercised have been disregarded to a particularly high degree, in which the plainest deliberations have not been made and that which should be most obvious to everybody has not been followed;
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Gross Negligence means a conscious, voluntary act or omission in reckless disregard of a legal duty and the rights of, or consequences to, others, and not merely a lack of due care.