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3.6-3  Common-Law Negligence Defined

Revised to January 1, 2008

Common-law negligence is the failure to use reasonable care under the circumstances.  Reasonable care is the care that a reasonably prudent person would use in the same circumstances.

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Hoelter v. Mohawk Services, Inc., 170 Conn. 495, 501 (1976).

 

 

 


 

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