Definition of Concurrent negligence
1. Noun. (law) negligence of two of more persons acting independently; the plaintiff may sue both together or separately.
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
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Literary usage of Concurrent negligence
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Rights, Remedies, and Practice, at Law, in Equity, and Under the Codes: A by John Davison Lawson (1889)
"concurrent negligence of master and fellow-servant. § 308. Unsuitable or incompetent fellow-servants. § 309. Rule where servant is an infant or minor. ..."
2. A Treatise on the Law of Carriers of Passengersby Norman Fetter by Norman Fetter (1897)
"concurrent negligence OF THIRD PERSONS. A carrier is not relieved from liability for the consequences of its own negligence by the fact that the negligence ..."
3. Handbook on the Law of Torts by William Benjamin Hale, Edwin Ames Jaggard (1896)
"concurrent negligence OF MASTER—The plaintiff servant does not assume the risk of the negligence of a fellow servant where the master has been negligent in ..."