How would negligence be defined? When is something negligence versus just an accident?
Negligence refers to an act of carelessness on the part of an individual or corporate entity and may relate to one incident or to a pattern of behavior. It can be a factor in many cases including malpractice cases to the failure of an employer to provide a safe working environment. When the negligence or recklessness of another person or entity cause a person to suffer emotional, physical or financial injury to another party then it may be appropriate to consider pursuing legal action.See question