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fault

In legal medicine, failing to meet an obligation; a legal responsibility for a failed outcome.
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Faulty goods: If you purchase goods that are faulty, you have the automatic right, within the first 30 days of purchase, to demand a full refund regardless of whether you paid full or a discounted price.
Non-faulty goods: If you purchase in store the law does not give you any right to demand a refund unless the goods are faulty.
Siddiqui said campaign against faulty public vehicles and school vans is nothing new and it was on basis of mutual understanding on part of all concerned stakeholder that district committees were constituted to ensure withdrawal of these vehicles.
SAXE: Their insurance may not cover all of it, but under a builder's risk or commercial property policy, there is a faulty workmanship exclusion.
Official asked the consumers they should get their faulty transfers replace with new one from the grid station in Nowshehra as repairing center of electric transformers in Peshawar has some shortcomings.
Continuous operation of healthy circuits and faster restoration of faulty circuits results in minimized decreases in electric power generation by individual solar cells and therefore the solar power plant overall.
An X–ray at the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy showed the hip joint was faulty and I had to undergo a further four–hour operation to have it removed and replaced.
Faulty workmanship can cause the following consequences:
The central bank has said that it will investigate the dealings of six banks for their alleged role in selling faulty insurance products to customers.
The unit where the two components of the mortar are mixed is located in front of the nozzle, which injects the material into and through the faulty joint, where it quickly cures.
The 8th Circuit applied Arkansas law and clearly affirmed past Arkansas cases that denied coverage for damage to "the work product itself" that arose from faulty work--here, the collapsed silo--but reversed as to resulting damage.
Summary: Men who carry a faulty gene have a one in 15 chance of developing breast cancer by the time they are 70, according to researchers.