Nature of grievance

Negligence involves conduct that creates liability because it falls short of what reasonable person would do to protect another person from the foreseeable risk of harm. To behave according to a certain standard that will avoid unreasonable risk to others; the behaviour / conduct does not conform to this standard;

The law of damages for negligence is based on common law and no specific statutory provisions exist in this respect. The common law implies the practice, the customs, which are followed and duly recognized for years and centuries together. It is also called as Law of torts, i.e. law of damages.

Tort implies inflicting wrongs on a person. In tort law, the standard of care is the degree of prudence and caution that a reasonable individual must display when discharging a duty of care.

The law of torts is fashioned as “an instrument for making people adhere to standards of reasonable behaviour and respects the rights and interests of one another. Setlavad in Common Law in India at oage 109.

Recklessness are those acts that evidence a conscious disregard of a substantial risk of real harm to the plaintiff