Defining Lawyer Speak: What is Negligence?
Lawyers can often use words that are unfamiliar to our every day life. Additionally, a lot of these words can be packed with a lot of legal meaning that can be hard to grasp. In this portion of the blog I will attempt to give some short and easy definitions to words that lawyers commonly use.
Negligence: A failure to act reasonably in a situation. Doing something carelessly or failing to do something; i.e. driving without your headlights on.