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Gross Negligence

Gross negligence refers to a legal concept that describes an individual or organization’s reckless and careless behavior that results in harm or damage to others. In the context of business, gross negligence can include a company’s failure to take reasonable steps to prevent harm to customers, employees, or others affected by its operations. It is a more severe form of negligence than ordinary negligence and can result in legal liability and financial damages. The determination of gross negligence is often a matter of interpretation and judgment, and can depend on the specific circumstances of each case.

It’s worth noting that Israeli law doesn’t have a clear distinction between “negligence” and “gross negligence.” However, the term “gross negligence” is often used in legal agreements to indicate a higher degree of negligence that goes beyond ordinary negligence. In general, it is understood to mean conduct that is significantly more unreasonable or reckless than ordinary negligence.