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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It's hard to turn the results from Parkfield into a general method for looking at faults," he says.