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WILLFUL NEGLIGENCE
Intentional performance of an unreasonable act in disregard of a known risk, making it highly probable that harm will be caused. Willful negligence usually involves a conscious indifference to the consequences. There is no clear distinction between willful negligence and gross negligence.
ALSO SEE: GROSS NEGLIGENCE

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