reasonable certainty

reasonable certainty

Epistemological likelihood based on considerable evidence or the opinion of most experts that an event has resulted from a specific cause. The concept of reasonable certainty is a legal one; it implies a measure of proof acceptable to a jury in a court of law rather than a proof that might be acceptable to the most stringent scientist.
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However, no positive identification can be made with reasonable certainty as to gender or age without further forensic examination or other evidence that is not available to the coalition, the statement said.
Kumar Kandaswami, senior director, Deloitte in India, said, "There is reasonable certainty of continuing demand.
Tina gets another $5k in tax-free investments that will grow over time and, with reasonable certainty, more than pay back her original investment (recall, she puts out $7,500--the $2,500 she gave to Tim and the $5k she actually saves in her RRSP).
Proved reserves are those quantities of oil and gas, which, by analysis of geoscience and engineering data, can be estimated with reasonable certainty to be economically producible-from a given date forward, from known reservoirs, and under existing economic conditions, operating methods, and government regulations-prior to the time at which contracts providing the right to operate expire, unless evidence indicates that renewal is reasonably certain, regardless of whether deterministic or probabilistic methods are used for the estimation.
In doing so, the Supreme Court held "that a patent is invalid for indefiniteness if its claims, read in light of the specification delineating the patent, and the prosecution history, fail to inform, with reasonable certainty, those skilled in the art about the scope of the invention," without providing any further guidance as to what constituted "reasonable certainty.
Proved reserves are those which owners believe with reasonable certainty can be extracted at prevailing prices using existing technology -- where reasonable certainty means a probability of at least 90 per cent.
When it comes to additives, the FDA is charged with finding reasonable certainty of no harm to consumers when used as suggested.
EIA administrator Adam Sieminski stated: "Proved reserves are those volumes of oil and natural gas that geological and engineering data demonstrate with reasonable certainty to be recoverable in future years from known reservoirs under existing economic and operating conditions.
We can say with reasonable certainty that we won't finish higher than seventh - the top six are locked in now.
com)-- The purpose of the guide is to enable all companies searching for IT savings to determine, with reasonable certainty, whether the nearshoring of their IT operations would be a good idea for their business.
So with Pat leaving there was a reasonable certainty that we would need that coverage.
determined with reasonable certainty at this stage.