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fault

In legal medicine, failing to meet an obligation; a legal responsibility for a failed outcome.
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Back in January 2009, the GAO found fault with the 510(k) device-approval process and recalls.
A Holyrood inquiry found fault with the decision by Kenny MacAskill to visit Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi in Greenock jail.
A divisive Holyrood inquiry found fault with the decision by Kenny MacAskill to visit Abdelbaset Al Megrahi in Greenock jail.
The baby's family said they had found fault with the care he and his mother, Shelley Humm, 21, received when he was born, and with a GP he saw when he became ill last week.
The Commission found fault in the UK provisions relating to the exclusion of all fishing vessels and traditional ships from the scope of the directive.
The Commission has found fault with a regional law implementing the directive, because it only bans the use of 'snus' rather than oral tobacco in general.
It was ordered after the local government ombudsman found fault with a decision-making process that led to the committee endorsing the 70mph limit on the A167, from Durham City to Chester-le-Street, two years ago.
But the Times, for its own peculiar reasons, found fault with Feingold.