negligent tort

Definition of "negligent tort"
  1. A legal claim for harm caused by someone's careless actions
How to use "negligent tort" in a sentence
  1. After the accident, she filed a negligent tort claim for her injuries caused by the driver's distraction.
  2. A slip and fall accident in a grocery store could lead to a negligent tort if the store failed to clean up a spill promptly.
  3. He was found liable for a negligent tort since he did not maintain the safety of his property, leading to an injury.

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