standard of care

Definition of "standard of care"
  1. The level of attention, caution, and prudence a reasonable individual should exhibit in specific circumstances; failure to do so may result in liability for negligence
How to use "standard of care" in a sentence
  1. The doctor's failure to meet the standard of care resulted in the patient's injury.
  2. In the trial, the attorney argued that the driver did not meet the required standard of care.
  3. The construction company failed to uphold the standard of care, leading to the collapse of the building.

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