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due care

The standard of reasonable care, skill, ability, and judgment which, if not met, constitutes negligence; such a standard may be imposed by contract or by operation of law in the absence of a contract. This term implies the performance of duties and services by a professional which is consistent with the level of performance provided by reputable professionals in the same geographical area at the same period of time.
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1) Under the negligence rule, the injurer avoids liability by taking due care (i.
An opinion usually takes at least 10 days to two weeks; anything less is generally insufficient for proper analysis and could undermine the due care and procedural fairness requirements.
There may be additional benefits if the new rule gives service suppliers more incentives to take due care.
Robert Bell, 61, is accused of driving without due care and attention WALES NEWS SERVICE
In a statement, a police spokesman said: "Following a voluntary attendance for interview with Lancashire Police, a 44-year-old woman from West Lancashire has been reported for summons for driving without due care and attention.
A WOMAN has been reported for driving without due care after a crash in Middlesbrough earlier this month.
Craig Robinson, aged 44, has been charged with causing death by driving without due care and attention.
Driving without due care carries three to nine points.
Mr Jones, from Doncaster now faces court action for driving without due care and attention after his BMW nearly plunged down a 100ft cliff on Sunday.
A TEENAGER yesterday denied a charge of driving without due care after the death of a 17 year-old in a road crash in January.
He is also accused of driving without due care and attention.
In addition to maintaining expertise in a chosen practice area, tax advisers who exercise due care are diligent in carrying out their responsibilities to clients, employers and the public.