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fault

In legal medicine, failing to meet an obligation; a legal responsibility for a failed outcome.
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The federal courts in Arkansas ruled that an "occurrence" under a CGL policy did not include faulty workmanship or damages resulting from faulty workmanship.
A faulty copy of the gene - called BRCA2 - causes hundreds of UK cases of breast cancer in women every year, and can be passed on to both sexes through the generations.
The RTA will be launching soon as part of the campaign a aefollow up initiative.AE Under this initiative, the faulty vehicles intercepted on the road will not just be fined and let off.
Faulty video cards caused overheating, crashing of computers and black screens on some HP Pavilion DV2000 and Compaq Presario v3000 laptops, the report said.
Government researchers found that half of shoppers had at least one faulty item at home they wished they had exchanged.
No injuries as a result of the faulty windows have been reported so far, the report added.
In the recent study, scientists took tumor cells that contained faulty BRCA2 genes and made them resistant to both of these treatments.
The news of the pregnancy, which was confirmed by ultrasound, came after it was revealed that tens of thousands of women may have to retake a test after the faulty batch was discovered.
Based on faulty intelligence, Lee directed Longstreet to make a flank attack on the Union left.
Shoppers claimed they encountered numerous problems when trying to return goods, such as being told they needed a receipt, and retailers passing the buck to the manufacturer when goods were faulty.
Parents would object to a school that taught faulty history, faulty mathematics, or false religion in school, simply because it would harm our children's education more than it would help it.
But faulty sensors, falling foam, and dangling insulation have raised concern for the safety of Discovery's astronauts and sparked worries for the space program's future.