duty of care

Definition of "duty of care"
  1. The responsibility of a person or entity to act with caution and vigilance towards others to avoid negligence
How to use "duty of care" in a sentence
  1. The doctor may face a lawsuit if he breached his duty of care towards his patient.
  2. The school has a duty of care to ensure the safety of its students.
  3. The construction company neglected their duty of care, resulting in an accident at the site.

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