General Verdict


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General Verdict

A decision by a jury that determines which side in a particular controversy wins, and in some cases, the amount of money in damages to be awarded.

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13] Since, the court reasoned, the jury's general verdict in favor of the defendant "may be interpreted either as a finding of no negligence or as a finding of no legal cause, the plaintiffs have failed to show, as they must .
TFI Saturday was the general verdict after it finished, which at one stage it threatened never to do.
Because the members are simply agreeing in a general verdict that
The report will also be seen as a more general verdict on the way the health service has been run in recent years, and the centralised, top-down, target-driven management style and culture that Nicholson has come to personify.
piersmorgan General verdict on your Dr Who appearance @Lord_Sugar is that you had the charisma of a Dalek and acting skills of a Tardis.
That rule provides: "[W]here there is no proper objection to the use of a general verdict, reversal is improper where no error is found as to one of two issues submitted to the jury on the basis that the appellant is unable to establish that he has been prejudiced.
A general verdict is often just a number, preceded by a dollar sign, without a rationale or specific finding of degrees of fault.
Both teams to score 1pt 4-5 general VERDICT Malouda Wolves have started slowly on a number of occasions this season - they have conceded the first goal in 60 per cent of matches - and it may be a similar story tonight.
The jury's general verdict for Yamaha rejects all of these causes of action.
Giving his general verdict on the Hamilton clash, Henry said: "The game was a bit messy.
Giving his general verdict on yesterday's clash, which the All Blacks won 29-10, Henry said: "The game was a bit messy.
According to Roebuck, the general verdict is that the series is too close to call.

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