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 as used in this Agreement shall mean ‘willful and wanton disregard for harmful, avoidable and foreseeable consequence”.
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.

Examples of Gross Negligence in a sentence

  • Sections 2.3 (Restrictions), 3.3 (Taxes), 4 (Intellectual Property), 5 (Warranties; Disclaimer of Warranties) (solely in accordance with its terms), 6 (Confidential Information) through 10 (Gross Negligence; Willful Misconduct), 11 (Term and Termination) (solely in accordance with its terms), and 12 (General Provisions), together with any other terms required for their construction or enforcement, will survive termination or expiration of this Agreement.


More Definitions of Gross Negligence

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 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 conduct so reckless as to demonstrate a substantial lack of concern for whether an injury results.
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 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;
Gross Negligence means any act or omission, whether deliberate or not, which in the circumstances (including both the probability and seriousness of the consequences likely to result) would reasonably be regarded by those familiar with the nature of the activity in question and with the surrounding circumstances, as amounting to the reckless disregard of, or serious indifference to, the consequences, being in any case more than a negligent failure to exercise proper skill and care.
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