culpa levis in concreto

culpa levis in con·​cre·​to | \ -ˌinˌkänˈkrēˌtō \

Definition of culpa levis in concreto

Roman & civil law
: ordinary negligence arising from one's failure to exercise such care in the interest of another as he exercises in his own affairs

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History and Etymology for culpa levis in concreto

New Latin, literally, slight negligence in the concrete

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