Definition - What does Active Negligence mean?
The term "active negligence" can be defined as the need for care while performing a certain act. It is different to passive negligence, which results due to omission or inaction—the failure to do something that one is legally responsible for.
Active negligence is when a person fails to exercise ordinary care and doing this results in some kind of harm to another person.
Justipedia explains Active Negligence
Active negligence can occur when a person participates in some act of negligence, knows about a negligent act, or has simply failed to perform a duty that he or she has previously agreed to perform.