NEGLIGENCE

A failure to follow the [required] standard of care, which results in harm to a person or organization.

Adapted from: David B. Resnik: Glossary of Commonly Used Terms in Research Ethics.
National Institute of Environmental Health Science, National Institutes of Health, May 2015,
https://www.niehs.nih.gov/research/resources/bioethics/glossary/index.cfm

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