highest degree of care

highest degree of care
Care in an extraordinary degree. The standard of care required of a common carrier of passengers. 14 Am J2d Car § 916.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • highest degree of care — That degree of care that a very careful and prudent person would use under same or similar circumstances. Schneider v. Bi State Development Agency, Mo.App., 447 S.W.2d 788, 791. A standard of care exacted in some jurisdictions of common carriers… …   Black's law dictionary

  • highest degree of care — That degree of care that a very careful and prudent person would use under same or similar circumstances. Schneider v. Bi State Development Agency, Mo.App., 447 S.W.2d 788, 791. A standard of care exacted in some jurisdictions of common carriers… …   Black's law dictionary

  • care — n 1: watchful or protective attention, caution, concern, prudence, or regard usu. towards an action or situation; esp: due care a person has a duty to use care in dealing with others, and failure to do so is negligence R. I. Mehr see also due… …   Law dictionary

  • degree — de·gree n 1: a step in a direct line of descent or in the line of ascent to a common ancestor 2 a: a measure of the seriousness of a crime see also fifth degree, first degree, f …   Law dictionary

  • care — Watchful attention; concern; custody; diligence; discretion; caution; opposite of negligence or carelessness; prudence; regard; preservation; security; support; vigilance. To be concerned with, and to attend to, the needs of oneself or another.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • care — Watchful attention; concern; custody; diligence; discretion; caution; opposite of negligence or carelessness; prudence; regard; preservation; security; support; vigilance. To be concerned with, and to attend to, the needs of oneself or another.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • utmost care — The highest degree of care to be exercised in a particular situation, consistent with the nature of the undertaking and the circumstances of the case. Dodge v Boston & Bangor S.S. Co. 148 Mass 207, 19 NE 373. As applied to the care required of… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • extraordinary care — Synonymous with greatest care, utmost care, highest degree of care. See care diligence negligence …   Black's law dictionary

  • extraordinary care — Synonymous with greatest care, utmost care, highest degree of care. See care diligence negligence …   Black's law dictionary

  • utmost care and skill — The highest degree of care and skill known which may be used under the same or similar circumstances. Phelan v Louisville Electrical Co. 122 Ky 476, 91 SW 703 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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