dangerous instrumentality

dangerous instrumentality
n.
An object that can endanger people by either careless or improper use.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


dangerous instrumentality
Any article that is inherently hazardous or has the potential for harming people through its careless use.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


dangerous instrumentality
Any article that is inherently hazardous or has the potential for harming people through its careless use.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • dangerous instrumentality — A basis for liability without fault in respect of injury to adjoining property or to persons upon adjoining property. 1 Am J2d Adj L § 11; a term of moment in reference to liability of an owner or possessor for negligence. 38 Am J1st Negl § 85;… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • dangerous instrumentality — Anything which has the inherent capacity to place people in peril, either in itself (e.g. dynamite), or by a careless use of it (e.g. boat). Green v. Ross, D.C.Fla., 338 F.Supp. 365, 367. Due care must be exercised in using to avoid injury to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • dangerous instrumentality — Anything which has the inherent capacity to place people in peril, either in itself (e.g. dynamite), or by a careless use of it (e.g. boat). Green v. Ross, D.C.Fla., 338 F.Supp. 365, 367. Due care must be exercised in using to avoid injury to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • dangerous — dan·ger·ous adj 1: creating a risk of bodily injury a dangerous condition of a public building 2: able or likely to inflict esp. serious bodily injury a dangerous criminal with no regard for human life a dangerous animal; also: deadly …   Law dictionary

  • instrumentality — in·stru·men·tal·i·ty /ˌin strə mən ta lə tē, ˌmen / n pl ties 1: something through which an end is achieved or occurs damages incurred in a single incident through an instrumentality owned by the employer 2: something that serves as an… …   Law dictionary

  • dangerous condition — I noun crisis, dangerous situation, emergency, endangerment, hazard, imperilment, jeopardy, menace, ominousness, peril, pitfall, precariousness, predicament, razor s edge, threat, unhealthy situation associated concepts: dangerous drugs,… …   Law dictionary

  • dangerous instrument — dangerous in·stru·ment n: an object capable of causing bodily injury either because of an inherent quality or because of the manner in which it is used – called also dangerous instrumentality; ◇ An object is more likely to be deemed a dangerous… …   Law dictionary

  • instrumentality — An agency, a means of accomplishment. See dangerous instrumentality; federal instrumentality …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • dangerous weapon — One dangerous to life; one by the use of which a serious or fatal wound or injury may probably or possibly be inflicted. In context of criminal possession of a weapon can be any article which, in circumstances in which it is used, attempted to be …   Black's law dictionary

  • dangerous weapon — One dangerous to life; one by the use of which a serious or fatal wound or injury may probably or possibly be inflicted. In context of criminal possession of a weapon can be any article which, in circumstances in which it is used, attempted to be …   Black's law dictionary


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