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circumstance

A UK euphemism for an event that may give rise to a claim for clinical negligence or medical malpractice.
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Other NPOs, including institutionally related foundations and federated fundraising organizations, asked FASB to expand the scope of its project to describe the circumstances under which they could report assets received as contributions.
Supreme Court's totality of the circumstances test, the impact of everything that occurs during the course of an individual giving consent to search a particular person, place, or thing must be considered when determining if the consent was voluntary.
Neither does it directly apply any reasonableness standard to the adequacy of transfer pricing determinations in affected circumstances.
Opponents also argue that this measure severely restricts a judge's ability to weigh the circumstances of the crime and to determine whether a teen is mentally impaired or immature and therefore not suitable for adult court.
The second problem addressed by Proposition 18 concerns the special circumstance of ``lying in wait,'' where a defendant plans his murder and conceals himself until the victim appears.
In Letter Ruling 200403049, the taxpayers' circumstances were held to be "unforeseen," thus entitling them to the reduced gain exclusion.
A jury of Babbit's peers agreed that he should be sentenced to death because Babbit was guilty of murder with two special circumstances - robbery and rape.
conditions at a certain time or place <Under the circumstances, I think we did well.
But whereas Tourgee's transcendent justice is achievable/approachable through education and legislation in this world, Chesnutt suggests that such a justice founded on right reason is not possible within the societal milieu of "The Web of Circumstance.
The status of an individual is almost always determined at the time and under the circumstances surrounding an injury or illness.
Although Sassounian's murder conviction has been upheld a number of times, an appellate court last year reversed his conviction on a special circumstance because of juror misconduct.
This reduced exclusion applies only if the sale or exchange is primarily due to a change in place of employment, health or unforeseen circumstances.