2010 Georgia Code
O.C.G.A. 51-1-4 (2010)
TITLE 51 - TORTS
CHAPTER 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 51-1-4 - Slight diligence and gross negligence defined
51-1-4. Slight diligence and gross negligence defined
In general, slight diligence is that degree of care which every man of common sense, however inattentive he may be, exercises under the same or similar circumstances. As applied to the preservation of property, the term "slight diligence" means that care which every man of common sense, however inattentive he may be, takes of his own property. The absence of such care is termed gross negligence.
Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Georgia may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.