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Carelessness, lack of diligence, omission of due care and attention in legal acts and in the management of assets. It is synonymous with recklessness.

There are two types of negligence:

  • Ordinary negligence: which occurs due to lack of experience or simple error and in an unintentional manner.
  • Gross negligence: which implies, in addition to the ordinary negligence, that the company has acted in an inconsiderate manner, without due respect for the stipulated rules.