ordinary care

Definition of "ordinary care"
  1. Refers to the level of attentiveness, caution and prudence that a reasonable person in the same circumstance would exercise in a business context, as determined by the common standards in a specific area and industry
How to use "ordinary care" in a sentence
  1. The company was accused of negligence for failing to exercise ordinary care in maintaining its equipment, leading to a factory accident.
  2. Ordinary care is expected from professionals; for example, a doctor should not make an obvious mistake that another doctor wouldn't in the same situation.
  3. The building manager was found in violation of their duty of ordinary care when they did not replace the faulty wiring, resulting in a fire.

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