Origin of contributory negligence
Words nearby contributory negligence
How to use contributory negligence in a sentence
He contracted Hepatitis C from drug use, which was a contributory factor in his death.
Sully decides to face the truth of what his negligence has sown.
When it comes to the practice of democracy, Americans now have few illusions about our own incompetence, division, and negligence.
If convicted of negligence in this case, Lagarde could face a year in jail and a fine up to €15,000 ($20,000).IMF Chief Lagarde Placed Under Formal Investigation in France|Tracy McNicoll|August 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The office should not be able to treat a matter of such importance with such negligence without any redress.
Having done this, the proof of negligence or want of care is thrown on the bailor.
The bailor is not responsible generally for any negligence of the hirer in operating the car.
Yet it is liable for ordinary negligence in protecting passengers from loss by theft.
Street railways are constantly sued by passengers who are injured through the negligence of its officials.
The court found Byng guilty of negligence in not having done his utmost in the endeavour to relieve Minorca.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper