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Negligent Entrustment

Negligent Entrustment

Definition

Failure to exercise the appropriate degree of care in allowing someone else to operate or use one's auto, aircraft, or watercraft. Under an insurance policy that excludes liability arising out of the use of an auto, aircraft, or watercraft owned by an insured, negligent entrustment may still constitute a separate—and therefore unexcluded—category of negligence, unless a contrary provision is made specific in the policy.

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