At Fault


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At Fault

Describing a person or company that is legally liable for a situation. For example, if Joe trips Bob (deliberately or not) and Bob breaks his arm, Joe may be considered at fault and may be required to pay Bob's medical bills.
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Minimization of fault currents at fault location X and busbar Z on the wind/PV GCS due to the SCF for different values of Peterson coil at fault location X is also examined.
* Under Pennsylvania's Fair Share Act, defendants determined to be less than 60% at fault are liable solely for damages proportionate to their percentage of fault, and not for any portion of harm done by any other entity.
Low-ohmic faults are characterized by a fault impedance of a few ohms at fault location.
Rather than spend time and money arguing in court about who is at fault when two cars happen to collide, as cars inevitably do, why shouldn't insurance companies automatically pay out benefits to any policyholder who suffers in a traffic accident, no matter what the circumstances?