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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Again, the overall effect cannot be quantified with reasonable certainty at this point in time as, among others, implementation rules from the U.
The one-year expiry date is acceptable because of the reasonable certainty that the stored value of the card would be used by its holder within that period.
Journalists remain on CPJ's list until the organization determines with reasonable certainty that they have been released or have died in custody.
This reflects our view that they allow timely, unconditional availability of cash to the rated entity and offer reasonable certainty that the attributable value at par will be available.
14) Instead, the Court held that a person having ordinary skill in the art ("PHOSITA") must understand the invention's scope "with reasonable certainty.
That court denied the refund request on the grounds that the Adkinses had not determined in 2004 with reasonable certainty that they would not be reimbursed for their losses, partially due to their failure to abandon their arbitration claim (Adkins, 125 Fed.
inform, with reasonable certainty, those skilled in the art about the
GAAP EPS because Mylan is unable to predict with reasonable certainty the ultimate outcome of certain significant items without unreasonable effort.
A claim is indefinite when the claim, viewed in light of the specification and prosecution history, "fail[s] to inform, with reasonable certainty, those skilled in the art about the scope of the invention.
5bn equity value of the Thermo Fisher merger without any reasonable certainty of achieving the incremental premium proposed to be paid in a potential transaction with Origin.
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.
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).