reckless endangerment

noun

Legal Definition of reckless endangerment

: the offense of recklessly engaging in conduct that creates a substantial risk of serious physical injury or death to another person

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“Reckless endangerment.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/reckless%20endangerment. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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