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culpa grave



gross negligence


Definitions of gross negligence

a negligent (=careless) act or omission (=failure to act when you should) that is more extreme than ordinary negligence. Gross negligence typically involves extreme behaviour that shows that a person does not care about the consequences of their actions, especially concerning other people's safety or property

He eventually sued Bush and other Silverado directors for $200 million, accusing them of gross negligence.